Port of Van Buren/Five Rivers Distribution

Five Rivers has the newest intermodal port facility on the Arkansas River System. We are located at River Mile 299, near Interstate I-540 and Interstate I-40, and are served by the Union Pacific and A&M Railroads. We have three handling docks, one which is covered and served by a 30-ton overhead crane that traverses the length of the 76,500 square foot climate-controlled US Customs Bonded Warehouse. The Port of Van Buren is nearby, at River Mile 299, and the Port of Fort Smith is also close, located at River Mile 308.

Port of Van Buren:

  • 120,000 sq. ft climate-controlled warehouse
  • Covered barge, truck, and rail loading and unloading
  • 65-ton cable cranes / 30-ton bridge crane
  • Conveyor systems/forklifts up to 30,000/front end loaders
  • FRD trucking: Flatbed and van
  • Certifies scales
  • 16,000 sq. ft bulk storage warehouse
  • Offsite warehouse space available
  • 15-acre facility with additional green space to expand
  • Coal storage pad above the 100-year flood mark
  • Facility is a U.S. customs-bonded warehouse and yard storage
  • Rail connections to UP, BNSF, KCS
  • Located close to interstates I-40 and I-540 as well as Highways 59, 64, and 71
  • Three barge docks
  • Fleeting for up to 50 barges simultaneously
  • Harbor boat on site 24/7
  • Barge cleaning available

Please learn more here or contact IRPT Member:

Marty Shell
200 Navy Road
Fort Smith, AR 72901
(479) 785-2837