Founded in 2001 with a cutterstock trading focus, Cru Trading Co is currently involved in providing complete transportation management and logistics services to companies such as PMI. With our privately owned railcar fleet of over 500 tank cars and thousands of shipments per year, our experience in high volume transportation has enabled us to gain a deep understanding of the logistics process.

Having done cutterstock and residual commercialization for clients such as Glencore, Rio Energy and PMI, CRU Trading is currently focused in the commercialization of asphalt in Mexico and has become the top private importer of Asphalt in Mexico. Our 3 Transloading Terminals in Mexico are situated in:

Our 3 Transloading Terminals in Mexico are situated in:




With a team of the top technical advisors in the industry, and experts in product transloading operations, CRU Trading Co has transloaded over 100,000 tons of asphalt in Mexico. Our main transloading terminal located in Monterrey, Mexico, is able to handle 144 railcars, or 11,200 metric tons a month with a state-of-the-art heating system.

Cru Trading Co

is the first of a group of privately-owned companies created to serve several markets in the oil industry throughout Mexico and the United States. We have over 20 years of experience in Terminal Development, Rail Transportation, Product Logistics and Residual Commercialization.

Our Experience

includes the development of a liquid storage facility in southeast Mexico, transloading facilities in northern Mexico, transportation management for over 95,000 shipments as well as real-time track and tracing of over 1,500 railcars.


Product Transportation and Inspection

Product Transportation and Inspection

CRU Trading coordinates the transportation and movement of the fuel oil from the loading point (origin) to its discharge terminal (destination). Our staff is in contact with all entities involved in the movement of the product in order to ensure the most efficient logistics operation. 

A professional maintenance team performs a pre-load and post-load inspection to all rail cars before they enter the refinery, and after they exit. These inspections include the replacement of faulty devices and parts that may be faulty in order to ensure that the railcars comply with safety regulations during their route. Our inspection personnel consists of Haz-Mat Specialists and Technicians trained to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards complying OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120, meeting international training standards required by USDOT; AAR; BOE; SCT. All personnel have the required Mexico EPA environmental permits and authorizations approved by SEMARNAT.

American Customs Agent and DOT Certified

American Customs Agent and DOT Certified

CRU Trading provides and covers the cost of the American Customs Agent.

CRU Trading is certified for the handling of hazardous materials by the United States Department of Transportation as required by 49 CFR Part 107, Subpart G.

Online Logistics Information System

Online Logistics Information System

CRU Trading provides a system accessible through the internet designed for the constant monitoring of the operation. The system can provide the following information:

  • Rail car tracing
  • Cycle analysis (duration/progress)
  • Loaded volumes
  • Product specification
  • Documents related to the operation
  • Fleet status
  • Customized, on-demand reports
  • Discharge statistical data
  • Historical information
  • Custom e-mailed reports and dashboards.

Our 3 Transloading Terminals in Mexico are situated in:

  • Monterrey
  • Guadalajara
  • Tula
Over Million Barrels Transported
Tons of Asphalt Transloaded
Metric Tons Per Month
barrels of Crude Oil transported between Alberta, Canada and the Gulf and East Coast.

CRU Trading

CRU Trading possesses a private fleet of 500 railcars used for Fuel Oil and Crude.

Corporate Office

2700 Technology Forest Blvd.
Suite 250
The Woodlands, TX 77381
T. (281) 356 3061

Kansas City Southern 2015 HazMat Shipper Safety Award