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Metals logistics

Explore a new world of hyper-efficient multimodal logistics for metal shipments

Navigate metals transportation efficiently and sustainably

Metals are a critical component of numerous industries. The production and distribution of essential metals are vital to industries like construction, aerospace, and engineering. However, the metals supply chain presents nuanced logistics challenges, including materials handling, capacity constraints, and strict compliance requirements.

Odyssey has built a strong reputation over more than two decades as a leader in multimodal logistics, and has cemented deep expertise in metals transportation and supply chain logistics. Our solutions ensure that your metal shipments are handled with precision, maintaining safety, sustainability, and punctuality.

Why partner with Odyssey?

Metals transport and logistics needs that meet the moment
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Innovative load-and-roll pallet (LRP) process
LRP sets the industry benchmark, complying with American Association of Railroads standards for metal products. Our swift transloading process at our centers ensures materials are quickly and securely prepared for transit.
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Competitive pricing through direct railroad contracts
Gain an edge with our direct contracts with major North American rail class 1 carriers. This means more control, better tracking, and enhanced efficiency for your metals shipments.
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Strategically located state-of-the-art warehouses

Our strategic warehousing facilities offer ISO 9001 certified, climate-controlled storage, ensuring meticulous, best-in-class care for your metals transportation and export needs.

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Unmatched metals supply chain expertise
Customize your metal distribution with our patented Load and Roll Pallet (LRP) technology, ensuring efficient and damage-free transport across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

Expert multimodal solutions for transporting metals

Adaptable and reliable solutions for every need
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Flatbed Transport

Safe, reliable flatbed transport tailored for metals handling and heavy haul cargo loads – complete with asset-based carrier services and an expansive independent contractor network.

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Metals Intermodal
Patented LRP technology is engineered to minimize damage in metals transport and enable quick and efficient loading to and from a railcar, flatbed truck, warehouse or ocean container.
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Strategic Warehousing
Industry-leading warehouse solutions designed specifically for metals handling. Access a strategic roll-and-hold warehouse network combined with unmatched metals supply chain expertise.
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Supply Chain Consulting

Expert counsel you can use to overcome any supply chain challenge. Our network optimization and benchmarking assessments can help you build a world-class operation.

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4PL Logistics
Full-service logistics management catered to your specific business goals: cost reduction, speed to market, real-time visibility, M&A integration, and more.
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Truck Brokerage

Maximize efficiency and cost-effectiveness through a single point of contact. Connect with customized trucking solutions and heighten visibility.

Equipped to deliver metals — anytime

Proven excellence in metals transportation

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Square feet of warehouse space worldwide


Rail-fed warehousing facilities


Total estimated yearly miles optimized

A partner you can trust

Our LRP system, perfected over 25 years, streamlines transloading with minimal handling, providing unmatched transit times, so you can:
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Find an Odyssey location near you

Our teams can move your freight of all kinds leveraging an extensive, global multimodal network. With Odyssey, your shipments arrive safely, on time and damage free.

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Have questions about what Odyssey can do for you? Contact us and learn more about how to streamline your metals transportation and logistics needs.

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Managed Transportation

At Odyssey, we help our customers build more resilient supply chains — end to end. Our managed transportation solutions can be tailored for even the most complex industries. 

Explore how we can support the growth goals for your business, so you can navigate today’s evolving supply chain landscape with confidence.

Careers at Odyssey

See your impact at Odyssey. Join us as we push the supply chain and logistics industry forward. 

Explore corporate and warehouse roles, and driving opportunities with us.

Industries we serve

Streamline your supply chain with our resilient transportation solutions, meticulously aligned with your industry’s demands.

When you partner with Odyssey, you benefit from unmatched reliability, expertise and resilience.