Duncan and Son Lines: Pioneering Sustainable Logistics with Union Pacific Railroad

CEO Mario Cordero State of the Port 2024

The Year of the Rail

At Duncan and Son Lines, innovation and sustainability are more than just buzzwords; they are the pillars of our ethos, driving us towards a greener future. This commitment was recently brought into the spotlight at the Long Beach State of the Port address, hosted by Mario Cordero, CEO of the Port of Long Beach, where our groundbreaking partnership with Union Pacific Railroad was celebrated for developing the new Phoenix Intermodal Terminal.

Set to redefine the logistics landscape, this collaboration has positioned us as the exclusive trucking provider for the state-of-the-art intermodal rail

terminal in Phoenix. More than just a hub for transportation, this terminal is a beacon of change, embodying our shared vision for a more sustainable and efficient freight movement system.

The impact of this initiative extends beyond the confines of traditional logistics. By shifting long-haul truck traffic to rail, we are not just streamlining operations but also significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This move underscores our belief that sustainability and business efficiency can coexist and complement each other.

Sustainability at Duncan and Son Lines is a commitment woven into every aspect of our operations. The recognition at the State of the Port is a testament to our relentless pursuit of innovative solutions that benefit not just our clients, but also the planet. As we move forward, our collaboration with Union Pacific is just the beginning. We are continually exploring new ways to expand our green efforts, from integrating more eco-friendly vehicles into our fleet to adopting energy-efficient practices in our operations. Our aim is to lead by example, inspiring the industry to join us in this vital journey towards a more sustainable future.

We’re excited about the potential of this partnership and the possibilities it brings, including potential expansions and new initiatives that will continue to drive our commitment to a greener world. Stay tuned as we navigate this exciting path towards sustainability. At Duncan and Son Lines, we’re not just transporting cargo; we’re steering the course for a more sustainable, efficient, and responsible logistics industry.