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To: BNSF Lumber Customers
06/14/2006

New Tiered Discount on Centerbeam and Boxcar Transloading Services at BNSF Fontana Logistics Center

BNSF and Tristar FLC will offer a new shipping special for BNSF Fontana Logistics Center (LCF) beginning July 1, 2006, taking effect when the current pre-grand opening special ends June 30, 2006.

The new special is a tiered discount that, like the current special, applies to all centerbeam and boxcars billed to and unloaded at Logistics Center – Fontana between July 1 and February 28, 2007. The discount is based on the number of shipments billed during a calendar month, as follows:

    0 -- 24 cars: $150 discount per car (automatically discounted from your Tristar invoice)
    25 -- 49 cars: $250 discount per car (Tristar will refund customers at this volume level an additional $100 per car at the end of each month)
    50+ cars: $350 discount per car (Tristar will refund customers at this volume level an additional $200 per car at the end of each month)
    To learn more about the benefits of Fontana and to take advantage of this special offer, please contact Burke Rice or Peter Howe at Tristar FLC, by calling 909-823-3000, or send an email to burke@tristarflc.com.


    About Logistics Center – Fontana

    Logistics Center – Fontana (LCF), the new state-of-the-art transloading facility in Fontana, California, is equipped to handle the ever-increasing demand for warehouse and shipping services. LCF is equipped to handle dimensional products, including lumber and other building materials, as well as dry bulk products such as flyash and minerals. This newly constructed 38-acre site can accommodate up to 60 centerbeams and boxcars per day.

    This site is operated by Tristar FLC, a BNSF premier dimensional transload operator. Tristar also offers a custom-designed “TIMS” inventory management system. This system offers exceptional inventory control, driving the highest level of customer service in the industry.

    Contact us now to find out how BNSF and Tristar FLC can serve your transloading needs in Southern California.

    If you have any questions, please send an email to Customer.Notifications@bnsf.com