Northwest Container Services (NWCS) , a division of Waste Connections, maintains state-of-the-art Intermodal Logistics facilities at Portland, Tacoma, Seattle and Boardman. Top of the line container and chassis handling equipment support a yard design aimed at minimizing the total time our customers' trucks spend in our facilities. We have streamlined our gate operations to provide efficient turn times and hassle free transactions for container carriers. Our gate consistently maintains turn times less than 30 minutes per transaction. Our trained inspectors check each piece of equipment for damages according to customer specifications. Any damages are entered into our computer system for real time EDI updates to the customer. Dispatch clerks have full access to our system containing customer-specific information to help expedite transactions.