Asciano Limited is engaged in the management of ports and rail assets, and associated operations and services. The Company operates through two segments: Pacific National and Patrick. The Pacific National segment consists of two business activities: National Intermodal freight haulage and Bulk Haulage. The National Intermodal freight haulage business provides interstate containerized freight services, interstate break bulk freight (steel), regional freight rail services in Queensland, and hook and pull services for passenger trains. The Bulk Haulage business hauls a range of bulk goods, such as coal and grain, around Australia by rail. The Patrick segment consists of container stevedoring, associated import/export container supply chain logistics services from ship to destination and origin to ship, and Bulk Automotive and Port Services businesses. The segment also consists of a range of business activities providing port services and integrated supply chain solutions to customers.