The new Milan Inland Port provides complete intermodal and logistics solutions at a strategically-located, 22,000-acre, Mid South location. The facility is a registered Foreign Trade Zone, and is perfectly situated to handle international and domestic traffic travelling in both containers and railcars. Customers using the new inland port benefit from a direct CSX connection between Memphis and Milan.
The Milan Inland Port is part of the Milan Commercial Complex, a facility featuring 86 miles of track served by the Wolf Creek Railroad, part of the Rail Enterprise Group of railways. The center’s infrastructure can handle a full range of bulk transload, cross dock, warehouse, and distribution options. The rail infrastructure can accommodate all types of non-hazardous carload freight, unit trains, and also features a site that is ideal for the development of an intermodal terminal.
The Milan Inland Port’s strategic location brings customers to within one day’s trucking time (or less) of more than seven manufacturing centers, nine major auto plants, multiple auto parts suppliers, and the Memphis trade hub. The operation connects to multiple rail corridors stretching between the Mid South and ports in Mexico, Canada, and the United States.
We are ready to help our partner railroads and their customers move the tens of billions of dollars worth of goods shipped to and from the Mid South region along these corridors every year. This includes shipments from the Far East and Europe.
The Milan Inland Port is ideally suited for handling the types of goods currently moving between Canada, Mexico and the Mid South / Southeastern United States. This includes containerized shipments moving internationally between the Far East and Europe to Atlantic and Pacific coast ports in both Canada and Mexico. Customers using the Milan Inland Port can count on Rail Enterprise Group to help provide a wide range of logistics services, including packaging and trucking, through our nationally-recognized 3PL partners.Plastics and Non-Hazardous Bulk Products
The Milan Inland Port’s extensive rail and logistics infrastructure is perfect for forward inventory positioning of all non-hazardous products travelling to and from the Mid South and Midwest. These products include plastics, materials used in the automotive manufacturing industry, feed/grain/fertilizers to supply the region’s agri-business, and sand and other aggregates. During the planting or harvest seasons Milan can help you temporarily store unit trains of soybeans/grain headed to Mississippi River transloads or Canadian potash headed to fertilizer receivers throughout the region.Terminal Location Advantages
Within a one day trucking time of the Milan Inland Port are multiple major auto assembly plants, hundreds of parts and equipment suppliers, several major port, trucking, and intermodal hubs, and multiple manufacturing and agricultural centers. Our facility is perfectly situated to serve all of these industries and provide satellite support services for port and intermodal terminals that are at capacity.