The Port of North Dakota on Monday shipped its first container load of agricultural commodities to international markets.
The intermodal terminal, located in Minot, N.D., is served by the BNSF Railway. The inland hub is expected to attract export commodities within a 150-mile radius for shipment to West Coast ports.
By The Numbers: U.S. Intermodal Container Traffic.
Plans for locating an inland intermodal port in North Dakota were hatched 10 years ago. Greg Johnson, Port of North Dakota director, said attracting carrier support was key to launching the project.
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