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.

Universal Wind Blade Fixtures

As wind turbine blades have reached lengths of 50 meters and longer, TTS wanted to design a unique new railcar fixture to transport them more efficiently. TTS relied on its wind industry expertise an...
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Transformer Shipment - Houston...

TTS was selected to plan and execute the rail transport of a 251,000 lbs. transformer from the Port of Houston, TX to Sioux Center, IA where it was transloaded to truck and delivered for the Highland ...
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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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Cotinuous Welded Rail (CWR) Ra...

The TTS engineering team was selected to design unique ergonomic and safety features for rail equipment used to transport and deploy Continuous Welded Rail (CWR). These modifications included designi...
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TTS joining the BNSF Logistics Oganization

Moving project cargo is a complex and global business requiring tremendous scope and resources, which is precisely why everyone at Transportation Technology Solutions is proud to announce that as of July 2015, we are now part of the BNSF Logistics organization. For more information on our new parent company organization, visit them at www.bnsflogistics.com.

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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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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.