Bourque Logistics provides electronic connectivity between you and your suppliers, customers, and carriers with the exchange of vital transportation data sets.

Feature Benefits

Since 1996 the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has been authorized to issue OTMA’s for bulk packages (tank cars) that no longer conform to Hazardous Materials Regulations (49 CFR Parts 171-180).

In 2000, that authority was expanded to cover all bulk packages (e.g. covered hopper cars, gondolas, portable tanks, etc.) of hazardous materials.

  • Standing approval for specific conditions
  • Applies to empty/clean, residue and loaded railcars
  • Does not apply to PIH (Poison Inhalation Hazard)
  • Application can be made via email notification
  • Car can move immediately after confirmation of email notification is received