Nicholas Enterprises, Inc.

Nicholas Enterprises has been providing material handling and storage services since 1902 and has been involved in the river transportation industry for over 65 years. We have a proud tradition of providing superior rail, truck, barge, and warehouse facilities in the Port of Pittsburgh.

Our Pittsburgh Intermodal Terminal  is one of the few full-service intermodal facilities featuring barge, rail, and truck off- load, re- load, and storage capabilities. Consisting of 37-acres in Ambridge, Pennsylvania on the Ohio River, 16 miles from downtown Pittsburgh, PA. Our facility also provides value- added services including welding and fabricating.


Freeport Terminal is the Northeasternmost River Terminal on the Inland Waterway Systemsm and a major gateway to the northeast corridor and Canada. It is situated in Freeport, PA, 29 miles from Pittsburgh on the Allegheny River. We offer rail, barge, and truck loading and unloading services as well as yard and covered storage.


Our newest terminal operates in Dubois, PA, strategically located in central Pennsylvania, the facility is situated adjacent to the rail yard of B&P Railroad which provides daily switching of our boxcar, flatcar, and center beam spots. We currently provide offloading and loading services to lumber, plywood, fiberboard, and OSB customers.


Nicholas Enterprises, Inc. is a privately owned Pennsylvania corporation headquartered in Butler, PA. With simple beginnings as a horse and wagon moving and storage company, we are now a full service provider of intermodal transportation for goods and materials in a multitude of industries.


We have the staff and operating personnel to assist you in all of your transportation needs. We are prepared to help you source the best barge, rail, and truck services for your product movement. We can arrange your barge and railcar placements, truck deliveries, and provide storage and inventory management.