CP reports record quarter for grain moves

Canadian Pacific (CP) has reported its best-ever quarter and June for moving Canadian grain and grain products. The two records are the latest in a standout crop year of linking Canadian producers to worldwide markets.

Joan Hardy, CP’s vice-president sales and marketing grain and fertilisers, commented: “The collaborative relationships CP has built with its customers, combined with responsive rail service, have contributed to another quarter of record-breaking grain movements.


“We thank our customers and CP family members who work safely and with purpose each day to keep this essential service moving in support of the Canadian agricultural industry. I am proud to be a CP railroader.”


The two latest records are:

  • In 2020’s second quarter, CP moved 8.41 million metric tonnes (MMT) of Canadian grain and grain products. This broke the previous record of 7.9 MMT in the fourth quarter of 2019.
  • In June 2020, CP moved 2.76 MMT of Canadian grain and grain products. This broke the previous June record of 2.4 MMT set in 2014.


“CP continues to reliably deliver for the Canadian producers whose products feed the world,” Hardy added. “The strength of the CP network and operating model continue to show themselves in these achievements. We stand ready to meet what we expect will be strong demand in the final month of the 2019-2020 crop year.”

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