Logistics & Engineering Expertise

Wind Logistics

Transportation Technology Services has touched more wind turbines than any other logistics company in North America. We manage between 7,000 to 8,000 wind-related rail shipments each year, including nacelles, hubs, blades and towers.

Project Cargo

Leveraging our extensive wind-related experience and resources, TTS also transports project cargo (such as generators and turbines) and provides turnkey project management solutions for all types of dimensional shipments.

Distribution Centers

TTS has operated close to 30 rail-adjacent distribution centers (DCs) and remote DCs during the past 8 years. We know the pros and cons of various locations, their intricacies and how the transport pieces connect and impact a DC site’s bottom line.

Engineering Services

At TTS, one of our core competencies is engineering design. Our experienced, in-house engineering team - including 3 professional engineers (PEs) - provides customized railcar design, load configurations and securement design services.

55 Meter Blade Transport

When a major wind turbine manufacturer in Colorado needed to move blades that were 55 meters long (180 feet) from Colorado to a project site over 1,800 miles away in New England, they turned to TTS to...
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Special Train - 2 Generators, ...

Mitsubishi Powers Systems Americas, Inc. (MPSA) was contracted by Calpine Corporation to refurbish 2 Turbines and 2 Generators that had been in storage in Las Vegas for over 10 years. Once the units ...
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Union Pacific Distribution Ser...

TTS and its partners on this project (Canadian Pacific, Canadian Pacific Logistics Services, Union Pacific Distribution Services, Progressive Rail and a property owner in Randolph, Minnesota) moved 40...
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Kasgro-BNSF Flat Car Project

TTS was contracted to design a 60’-0” flat car to be used for a rail train that hauls 1600’ 140 lbs rail. All AAR rules and structural load cases had to be met, and the design of the flat car al...
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Transportation Technology Services Purchases 20-Axle Schnabel Car

Transportation Technology Services (TTS) is excited to announce our purchase of the TEXX1135, 20-axle Schnabel railcar (formerly CPOX 820).  This car was originally designed for certain General Electric, ABB, and Westinghouse transformers.  However, TTS has designed adapters that will allow almost any transformer design (including 7-Leg designs) to be moved using this railcar. We have [...]

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Kiowa Kansas Transload Facility

Transportation Technology Services (TTS) of Southlake, TX, is excited to announce the opening of a new rail served distribution center in Kiowa, KS (6011 SE State Highway K2  Kiowa, KS 67070).  The facility is located approximately 3 miles north of the Kansas and Oklahoma border on KS-2/Main Street. TTS has worked with BNSF Railway to [...]

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Distribution Centers

The map to the right shows current and former TTS-operated distribution centers (DCs) in North America. We know the pros and cons of various locations, and we understand their intricacies. We also have a vetted DC team and put our knowledge, experience, relationships and resources to work to save customers time and money.