CN, Squamish Terminals, Tembec, Canfor Pulp, West Fraser and Daishowa-Marubeni sign Service Level Agreement for export wood pulp
Under the agreement, CN will provide seven-day-a-week service to Squamish Terminals, which in turn will guarantee to unload pulp cars daily. Tembec, West Fraser CPLP and Daishowa-Marubeni will work with both CN and Squamish Terminals to manage inbound traffic flows to match export vessel schedules.
Vee Kachroo, CN vice-president, Industrial Products, said: “I am pleased that we have reached an agreement to optimize the flow of wood pulp exports to markets worldwide through Squamish Terminals, one of the largest pulp handling terminals on the North American West Coast. All the stakeholders in this supply chain will benefit from increased efficiencies and throughput and stand ready to increase their share of growing wood-pulp markets worldwide.”
“Seven-day-a-week unloading at the terminal will help to reduce potential issues in the supply chain and will support our efforts to ensure customers receive more consistent supplies,” said
CN’s export wood pulp shipments to
CN – Canadian National Railway Company and its operating railway subsidiaries – spans
Squamish Terminals is a deep-water, break-bulk terminal located in
Tembec (TSX: TMB) is a leading integrated forest products company, with operations in
Canfor Pulp Limited Partnership (TSX: CFX) is a leading global supplier of pulp and paper products with operations in the central interior of
West Fraser Timber Co Ltd. (TSX: WFT) is an integrated forest products company producing lumber, wood chips, fibreboard, plywood, pulp, and newsprint. Today, the company carries on its operations through subsidiary companies and joint ventures owned directly or indirectly by the company’s principal operating subsidiary West Fraser Mills.
Daishowa-Marubeni International Ltd. (DMI) is an integrated forest products company first established in western
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