Rand Logistics, Inc. (Rand) is a provider of bulk freight shipping services. The Company’s shipping business is operated in Canada by Lower Lakes Towing and in the United States by Lower Lakes Transportation. Lower Lakes Towing provide marine transportation services to dry bulk goods suppliers and purchasers operating in ports on the Great Lakes is a small tug and barge operator to a service shipping company with a fleet of sixteen cargo-carrying vessels. It is also a service provider in the River Class market segment, which is defines as vessels less than 650 feet in overall length. Rand transports construction aggregates, salt, iron ore, coal, grain and other dry bulk commodities for customers in the construction, electric utility, integrated steel and food industries.