B.L. Duke River Transport
Stevedoring Services in Chicago

You need to move your product efficiently. And you need a stevedoring company who can innovate and adapt right along with you.

B.L. Duke River Transport offers competitive stevedoring services in Chicago with both indoor and outdoor warehousing storage. Conveniently located in Joliet, IL, with access to river barge transport, class one rail, and major highways, we can transport your bulk commodities, finished goods, and project cargo safely, efficiently and reliably.

With B.L. Duke River Transport, experience innovation on the move.

Let’s discuss how our services can help you meet your supply chain needs.


Smarter stevedoring that gets you there

B.L Duke River Transport is powered by scrap metal recycling leader and parent company B.L. Duke—named one of Crain’s 2018 Fast Fifty. Together, we deliver logistics management, efficiencies and customer service above the rest. Call B.L. Duke River Transport for stevedoring services in Chicago.

Stevedoring Services in Chicago

Barge Services

Our barge services in Chicago delivers a cost-effective and eco-friendly way to transport your product.

Transload Services in Chicago

Transload Services

Our 250-ton lift capacity means we can transload your products from barge, rail and truck efficiently.

Warehousing Storage Chicago

Storage Solutions

We offer flexible indoor and outdoor warehousing storage to meet your short- or long-term needs.

Logistics Management Chicago

Final Mile Transport

Located near major highways and rail, we’ll move your product with our truck fleet to its final destination efficiently.

Stevedoring Technology

Customer Portal

Real-time access to load details with photos of your product as it’s being unloaded at the dock or spur.




M-F: 8:00am – 5:00pm
SAT: 7:00am – 1:00pm


(815) 714-8900


M-F: 8:00am – 5:00pm
SAT: 7:00am – 1:00pm