For more than a century, excellence of service on the Willamette, Columbia and Snake Rivers has given Bernert Barge Lines a reputation for ability, integrity and innovation—qualities that continue to abound as the company pushes into the future.



We provide customers with efficient and innovative solutions to their shipping needs at competitive and sustainable rates.


Our Mission

At Bernert Barge Lines, we partner with our customers to identify the best way to meet their individual needs. We employ adaptable and skilled employees that work in partnership with office staff and customers to accommodate changing schedules and work environments. 


Environmental awareness

Bernert Barge Lines is committed to reducing our environmental impact. We run our boats at the most fuel efficient speeds and are constantly upgrading our equipment to lower emissions and gain maximum fuel efficiency.