Rail Transload – Charlotte, North Carolina

Norfolk Southern Thoroughbred Bulk Terminal (TBT)

The Norfolk Southern Thoroughbred Bulk Terminal (TBT) in Charlotte, NC makes it easy for shippers to access both rail and trucking options from a central location. This transload terminal is located right off I-77 and serves a variety of transload customers in the southern North Carolina market. This easy access to central railways and highways allows shippers to transfer goods to surrounding towns, including Fayetteville, Columbia, Raleigh, Greensboro, and many more. Additional transload facilities in surrounding areas gives logistics experts even more options for shipping via rail or truck. Whether you are looking for fast, cost-effective options for long-haul shipping or nearby shipping to customers and business partners, the transload facility in Charlotte, NC may enable you to optimize your logistics plans.


RSI Leasing, Inc.
2820 Nevada Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28273

Sales Contact

Robyn Bader
Office:  (404) 290-2815

Terminal Contact

Blake Scearse, Terminal Manager
Office: (704) 587-9300
Fax: (704) 545-0612

Rail Transloading in Charlotte

The TBT rail transloading facility in Charlotte, NC makes it easy to access many different surrounding areas and many different shipping routes. Charlotte is a key shipping area for goods and commodities leaving, entering, and crossing the American South, Midwest and East Coast. A variety of shippers, manufacturers, retailers, and many more rely on transloading facilities in this area to get their goods where they need to go. Whether you are shipping to local customers or business partners near these central highways, or you are preparing to ship much farther with the optimal rail route, this rail transloading facility can help.

Ship By Rail or Truck in North Carolina and Beyond

Transload facilities allow you to choose the best shipping options for your needs. Whether you’re looking for last-mile trucking in North Carolina, affordable rail shipping options across the country, or you’re exploring alternative shipping possibilities to leverage better rail rates, transloading may be able to help you do it. Quick access to I-77 and I-85 makes it easy to ship by truck to Greensboro, Raleigh, Columbia, Atlanta and more. Numerous smaller highways give shippers access to a variety of surrounding towns and cities, and all businesses operating in the area. Central rail lines through this area also make it easy to ship by rail across long distances to nearly any area in North America.

Fast and Reliable Transloading for Many Commodities

The rail transloading facility in Charlotte, NC is equipped with a variety of equipment to load and unload many different types of commodities, including dry bulk, liquid bulk, chemicals, petroleum, and plastics. An air compressor, blowers, vacuum transfer system, pumps, conveyors, and steaming system allow for safe, efficient loading and unloading of many types of materials. The staff at this location are experienced and knowledgeable with all of these types of equipment and a variety of materials and commodities. In addition, a tank wash, boiler, ethanol pump and a state-of-the-art containment system at this location allows for easy, safe, and efficient transfer, even for potentially hazardous materials.

If you’d like to learn more about the transload facility at Charlotte, NC, or any transload facility, contact us. Or, for this transload facility specifically, you can talk with the terminal contact. For more information on using transloading to plot your ideal logistics route, talk to our experts.


105 car spots

Commodities Handled:

Dry Bulk, Liquid Bulk, Chemicals, Petroleum, Plastics

Handling Equipment:

Air Compressor, Blowers, Vacuum Transfer, Truck Scale, Pumps, Conveyors, Steaming, Truck Wash

Safety and Security:

Lighted, Paved, and Fenced. Liquid Containment.

Operating Hours:

Mon.-Sat. Full Service 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sun. self-service 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Try the Transloading Map

Planning the ideal shipping route can be a challenge. Transloading gives you a variety of options, but it can be difficult to decide which options are right for you. We made the transloading map to make it easier to plan your rail and trucking routes. Use the transloading map to access critical data on transload facilities across the U.S. You can see which commodities are served at each location, the equipment available at each location, and much more. Use this information to plot a new shipping route, or find multiple alternatives to improve your negotiations with rail carriers or other shipping companies. Contact us to talk with our logistics experts and learn more about transloading and route planning.