Transportation & Port of Montana
The Regional Leader in Dynamic Transportation
The Ideal Location
The Port of Montana is the anchor tenant of Montana Connections and southwest Montana’s transload, warehouse & storage, distribution solution. The Port of Montana celebrates over 30 years as the regional leader in rail, transload, warehousing, and distribution services. As the only location of its kind in the state, the Port of Montana features dynamic transportation and shipping infrastructure connecting Southwest Montana to the world. In addition to its close proximity to Interstates 90 and 15, the Port of Montana is served by both Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroads, creating an exceptional logistics hub fostering unparalleled competitive advantages for businesses shipping materials throughout Montana and the country. This regionally unique and dynamic connectivity sets Montana Connections a head above the rest.
Additionally, the long-term economic opportunities of southwest Montana are rapidly growing and Montana Connections, in partnership with the Port of Montana, plan on expanding the overall rail footprint to meet this expanding demand. The planned expansion includes 8,000 feet of additional new track within the Port itself, allowing for more efficient rail car movement, reduced transportation costs, and increased usable space for transloaders and shippers. The project will also add approximately 12,100 linear feet of track (running/storage/loading) connecting the Port of Montana to 130 acres of available land within Montana Connections, creating new rail-served sites for immediate development.
The Port of Montana is an industrial transload, distribution and warehousing facility leveraging rail and highway access to directly benefit businesses throughout the region. The Port of Montana offers 120,000 square feet of indoor storage, 55 acres of outdoor storage, a 250-rail car storage capacity, and features five docking areas, as well as two certified truck scales. With over 30 years of experience, the Port of Montana is well equipped to meet all transportation and transloading needs. The Port of Montana is capable of moving commodities up to 86,000 pounds per lift. Their expertise, combined with its modern infrastructure, gives it distinction as a BNSF Premier Transloader and a Union Pacific transloading partner facility. The Port of Montana’s transload and distribution abilities will assist your company with the transfer of freight both efficiently and securely. The Port of Montana has experience transferring a wide array of commodities, including: lumber, fertilizer, steel, automobiles, metal, ore, asphalt, and bulk liquids.
The Port of Montana’s strategic location allows for easy distribution to markets throughout North America and beyond. They work with clients directly to design customized distribution solutions- safe and efficient procedures, direct transfer between rail and truck, scheduling and shipment coordination, as well as storage and timely inventory control based on specific business requirements. The Port of Montana enjoys a proven track record of success across all industries and currently acts as a distribution center for industries such as agricultural, automotive, building materials chemical, mining, and more.