Rail freight services

Now in our second century of service, our award-winning short line rail freight service - CRANDIC Rail, continues to deliver significant logistics advantages to some of the largest manufacturers in Iowa. Our experienced team can manage your shipping needs 365 days a year with flexible and competitively priced service through strategic agreements with regional and Class 1 railroads.

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Rail freight services

Now in our second century of service, our award-winning short line rail freight service - CRANDIC Rail, continues to deliver significant logistics advantages to some of the largest manufacturers in Iowa. Our experienced team can manage your shipping needs 365 days a year with flexible and competitively priced service through strategic agreements with regional and Class 1 railroads.

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CRANDIC Rail

Services and pricing inquiries

Moving your product when and where you need it

CRANDIC is ready to serve your shipping needs.Through strategic agreements with regional Class I railroads, CRANDIC offers flexible and competitively priced service when you need it. Reach out to our team for the following services:

Current Fuel Surcharge

CRANDIC changes its fuel surcharge rate each month predicated on market conditions for fuel.

WTI Fuel Surcharge Status


Per CIC Rules Book 6100, the current surcharge effective February 1, 2023 is 21.20 percent. Pending any changes to the supporting data, the fuel surcharge scheduled to become effective March 1, 2023 is 22.40 percent based on the average WTI for January 2023.  

 

EFFECTIVE DATE    SURCHARGE AMOUNT    SURCHARGE STATUS    AVG. MONTHLY WTI PRICE    BASIS MONTH
2/1/2023 21.20% Active $75.78 Dec 2022
3/1/2023 22.40% TBD $78.08 Jan 2023
4/1/2023 TBD TBD TBD Feb 2023 (MTD)

     
 

HDF Fuel Surcharge Status


Per CIC Mileage-Based Fuel Surcharge Tariff 9015, the current surcharge effective February 1, 2023 is .68 cents per mile. Pending any changes to the supporting data, the fuel surcharge scheduled to become effective March 1, 2023 is .65 cents per mile, based on the average price per gallon for Highway Diesel Fuel (HDF) for January 2023.  

 

EFFECTIVE DATE    SURCHARGE AMOUNT    SURCHARGE STATUS    AVG. MONTHLY HDF PRICE/GALLON    BASIS MONTH
2/1/2023 $0.68 Active $4.714 Dec 2022
3/1/2023 $0.65 Future $4.576 Jan 2023
4/1/2023  TBD TBD TBD Feb 2023 (MTD)

 

If you need more information about the fuel surcharge or published rates, or wish to receive an automated fuel surcharge update each month, please contact our Sales, Pricing and Contracts department at (319) 786-3662.

Published Reciprocal Switch Rates

Effective September 15, 2021, the following industries are open to reciprocal switch to IANR, CN and UP (see CIC 6100-H below):

Archer Daniels Midland Company    $221 per railcar 
Ingredion  $316 per railcar 
Cargill West  $360 per railcar 
Republic Services  $316 per railcar 
PMX Industries  $316 per railcar 
Logistics Park Cedar Rapids  $450 per railcar 
CIC Team Track, Wilson Ave  $450 per railcar 

All others industries are closed. For rates and to receive tariff updates, contact our Sales, Pricing and Contracts department at (319) 786-3662.

Safety Policy, Utility Crossing Forms

Contractor Safety Policy

Safety is the top priority at CRANDIC. Strict adherence to all safety rules is required of all individuals and businesses that are granted access or permission to work on CRANDIC property. Please carefully review our Contractor Safety Policy.

Utility Crossing and Forms

A licensee or its agents, contractors or subcontractors performing activities on CRANDIC right-of-way shall provide to CRANDIC an insurance policy for Railroad Protective Liability Insurance or similar coverage in the amount of two million dollars ($2,000,000).

The licensee as well as any agents, contractors, or subcontractors performing activities on CRANDIC premises shall also maintain commercial general liability insurance coverage throughout the term of this license and any extensions thereof. In addition, such insurance shall contain limits not less than two million dollars ($2,000,000).

Other requirements

The following documents must be filled out and submitted for all underground and overhead crossings:

Crossing fees must be submitted per Chapter 42 requirements.

 

Submitting completed forms

Submit completed forms via email to:
CRANDIC_Utility_Crossing_Requests@travero.com

Via U.S. Mail to:
Utility Crossing Requests
c/o CRANDIC Railway Co.
1445 Rockford Rd. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

119 years of service and counting

In our second century of service, CRANDIC Rail continues to serve some of the largest ag-processors and manufacturers in the state.

 

Travero is your strategic partner for freight brokerage, warehousing, rail freight, and barge terminal services. Whatever and whenever challenges present themselves, you’ll always be speaking to a real expert dedicated to delivering results for you. At Travero, we don't just deliver goods. We deliver peace of mind. 
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