Intermodal Business Unit

Our Core Competency is the safe and timely movement of full load dry and heat protected product throughout Domestic Canada. We operate a fleet of 53-foot steel containers that are a combination of dry and heater equipped units. During the winter months the insulated units provide protect from freeze service between the Ontario market and Western Canada. In the off-heat season, all units support the movement of dry goods in all Domestic markets. The combined use of rail and road provides the best match to minimize the carbon footprint, provide time definite transit, and support an economical transportation solution.

Why Consider Kleysen for your Full Load Moves?
Service, communication, scope, and commitment. Kleysen operates and maintains its own container fleet, ensuring any commitments made with respect to capacity are honored. Kleysen runs a national owner operator model with all drivers connected to Kleysen and the railway with a state-of-the-art telematics solution.  Kleysen relies on the railway and their demonstrated expertise to provide the terminal-to-terminal movement, Kleysen handles all the rest. All dispatch, billing and collections, and customer service is centralized in Winnipeg keeping the service team in alignment with our service focus. Once a load is tendered, all aspects of its execution is controlled by the Kleysen Team, from First Mile to Last Mile 
How it feels to be a Kleysen Customer

Kleysen is a unique intermodal player in today’s market. 

Easy to do Business with. Kleysen focuses on high touch with the customer employing a dedicated support model. Customers are assigned a dedicated Business Development liaison, Customer Service Representative and Billing and Collections Representative.  We focus on responsiveness to ensure our customers receive the answers they need to run their business. We also pride ourselves on being operationally flexible to help meet our customer’s changing business needs.

services Summary

Service Summary


  • Full Load domestic dry and heated transportation
  • Dry full loads into and out of the United States
  • 40’ and 20’ foot domestic service for westbound loads
  • Multi pick up and multi stop options within terminal service area
  • Customer portal for tracking loads
  • Business development consultation