Perishable Boxcar LOGS Auction Beginning February 4, 2019

Jan 30, 2019

BNSF is pleased to announce that beginning Monday, February 4, 2019, guaranteed equipment and placement of 72-foot refrigerated boxcars will be offered for a 26-, 13- and four-week permit through BNSF's Loading Origin Guarantees (LOGs) Program. Shipping periods for the LOGs permits begin Monday, February 25, 2019.

The auctions will be held Monday February 4 (10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CST), and Monday, February 11, unless all available equipment has been allocated.

The following key features continue for the 72-foot refrigerated boxcar LOGs program:

  • The weekly ordering flex will remain at +20% with a one- car minimum.
  • A term flex of -5% will continue for all 26-week permit holders.
For further details about the BNSF LOGs Program, please consult Rules Book BNSF-7 (must be logged in to Customer Portal to view).

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

LOGs Reference Guide - Revised.pdfLOGs Reference Guide - Revised.pdf

If you have any questions, please contact your BNSF sales representative or email

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