Affton offers transloading services at our facilities in St. Louis, Missouri. With direct access via the Burlington Northern main line rail to our site, our capabilities include trailer to trailer, truck to rail, or rail to truck, with custom applications also available. We can handle bulk and packaged goods with ample room for storage either on dock, ground or bulk storage tank.
8 Centerbeam Car Spots. We offer an amazing 8 centerbeam car spots for the loading and/or unloading of rail cars in either bulk or grounded storage or transloading. Access to our facility is via BNRR main line tracks, and services include loading, unloading and storage, or transloading of nearly any commodity. Custom operations can be arranged as requested.
8 Boxcar Dock Spots. Transloading may also include packaged or palletized commodities requiring cross-dock service. Affton offers rail space for 8 boxcars adjacent to cross-dock facilities. Both truck-to-rail and rail-to-truck can be achieved.
15,000 ft² Covered Storage. Our dock facilities provide for covered storage for long or short term usage.
50 Acres Onsite Storage. Affton customers enjoy a distinct advantage by having 50 acres of storage available onsite. This allows our transloading customers the option of keeping product here with no need for immediate reloading and removal to offsite storage.
125 Acre Facility. Affton maintains one of the largest independently owned facilities of its type in the Midwest, offering more than 125 acres of space designed to meet the customer’s intermodal needs. Much of the space is “convertible”, meaning usage may vary as often as the customer’s needs change.
100 Unit Truck Fleet. Please visit our Trucking page for details.
Large Forklifts. Please visit our Depot page for details.
Inventory Management. Affton can not only store your product, but we can give you real-time results on both incoming and outgoing product.
Logistics/Distribution. Customer involvement need be no more than a phone call when selecting Affton. Give us your budget requirements and let us handle the rest or, if you prefer, simply add us as a partner in your logistics chain.
Daily Car Spotting. We recognize that it does no good to have your product staged if you can’t get it on or off the train. We offer car spotting daily to and from our facilities to minimize rail delays.
24/7 Video & Watchman Security. Your product is safe with us. We utilize the most advanced electronic security along with on-site watchmen to protect your product 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Easy Rail and Interstate Access. Our facility is located directly off of main line rail and we are just minutes from interstate access in any direction.

In addition to rail access, our facility is located just minutes away from major highways in the St. Louis regional market, including I-55, I-70, I-64, and I-270.

Contact Affton for more details.

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