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To: BNSF Metals Customers
04/11/2018

Metals LOGs Auction 1-week "End of Month" April LOGs Permit

On Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 10am 5pm Central Time, guaranteed placement of 66-foot gondolas will be offered for the 1-week shipping period (April 23 - 29, 2018) through BNSF's Loading Origin Guarantees (LOGs) Program.

The 1-week LOGs permit provides guaranteed empty equipment for customers to:

  • Fulfill end-of-month demand surges
  • Take advantage of spot opportunities
  • Realize gains from shipments before new month starts
  • Add flexibility to existing LOGs commitments (currently limited to 20% weekly)

The 1-week LOGs permits have a modest $100 per car minimum bid and a 0% flex with a 1-car minimum. (Longer term permits have a $0 per car minimum bid and 20% weekly flex). The 1-week shipping period auction will only be held on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

Additional "end of month" auctions are tentatively planned for May 9, June 13 and July 11.

For further details of upcoming auction dates, review the bid calendar for 66-foot gondolas. For further details about the BNSF LOGs Program, please consult Rules Book BNSF-7.

For information about the various LOGs applications and how to use the program, please review the LOGs quick reference guide.

If you have any questions, please contact your BNSF sales representative or email LOGS.Marketing@bnsf.com.

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