“Suppliers play a vital role in ensuring the safety and quality of the materials and services that the company procures. We strive to be a reliable and competent partner today and tomorrow by upholding the highest professional, ethical, legal and procurement standards.”
– Kristine Storm, Vice President of Purchasing, Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services, Inc.
The following quality goods and services are procured at the lowest cost in the desired timeframe to enable the company's subsidiary railroads to operate successfully and safely:
- Engineering Materials and Services
- Mechanical Maintenance, Service and Components
- Vehicle Fleet
- Locomotive Fuel
- Asset Recovery
- Operational Support, MRO
- Derailment Services
Those who engage in a business relationship with the company for the first time will be treated with the same fairness and responsiveness that long-term business partners have come to expect and appreciate. Our goal is to ensure that every interaction is a positive experience for all involved, regardless of the outcome, because there is always the potential for a mutually beneficial relationship in the future.
The company promotes a procurement process that provides equal opportunities to all suppliers, regardless of social or economic distinction, including age, race, creed, color, sex, ancestry or national origin.
Interested in becoming a supplier? Maintenance of Way and Engineering vendors complete and submit the Pre-Qualification Form below. Upon approval as an authorized vendor, complete and submit the Vendor Setup Forms below. All other vendors need only complete and submit the Vendor Setup Forms.
Company Purchasing Policies
These routing instructions are intended for use by those suppliers from which G&W subsidiaries have purchased material, unless other direction has been given. If these directed routing instructions are not followed and result in a higher amount, a charge back to the supplier for the freight costs, plus 15%, will be assessed on the shipment.
Each package of goods shipped must conform to the Institute for Supply Management – Rail Industry Forum’s (RIF) Packaging Standards. For a detailed listing of Standards, visit the RIF website at http://railcis.org/standpkg/index.html. Each package of goods shipped must contain a packing list showing seller’s name, contents of package, and purchase order number of the face hereof.
Direct invoices to the appropriate Accounts Payable Department. Be sure to include the railroad name(s). Please include the purchase order number, if applicable. If you would like to be paid via Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT), please complete the EFT Form and