B.L. Duke River Transport

Supply Chain Solutions in Chicago

B.L. Duke River Transport offers competitive Supply Chain Solutions including transloading, warehousing, and final mile services in Chicago and the surrounding areas. Conveniently located in Joliet, IL with access to barge, class one rail, and major highways, we can transport your bulk commodities, finished goods, project cargo, and heavy equipment 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.


Work Smarter Not Harder

Smarter Solutions to Your Transportation Needs

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 supply chain solutions in Chicago, inventory management, and customer service above the rest. Call B.L. Duke River Transport for transloading, warehousing, and final mile services in Chicago.

Barge Services in Chicago

Barge Services

Utilizing our country’s river systems delivers a cost-effective and eco-friendly way to transport your goods.

Transloading Services in Chicago

Transloading Services

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

Warehousing Services in Chicago


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

Supply Chain Solutions in Chicago

Final Mile Logistics Services

With a growing fleet of trucks and drivers, we can provide delivery to your final destination up to 150 miles from our facility.

Stevedoring Technology

Peace of Mind

Our customer portal gives our you access to real-time inventory updates and delivery status.




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