Reduce your costs and your environmental impact with intermodal shipping.
Add value to your overall supply chain by using a cost- and environmentally-friendly shipping option. By selecting to ship intermodal, you’ll reduce your carbon footprint and have reliable and consistent capacity when over-the-road capacity is tight.
To get the most out of shipping intermodal, we recommend the following:
Yes! Carriers who move temperature-controlled products by rail are equipped with technology like constant satellite tracking, internal temperature monitoring, and the ability to remotely change the internal temperature of rail containers. So you can feel at ease shipping your temperature-controlled freight by rail.
It depends. While we can arrange shipment of some hazardous materials via rail, it varies based on the classification. To find out if your hazmat freight can be transported by intermodal shipping, contact one of our dedicated intermodal service experts.
Intermodal shipping uses less fuel than trucks, meaning there is a smaller carbon footprint. Rail shipments are about three times more fuel-efficient – you can move one ton of freight over 400 miles on a single gallon of diesel fuel.
As more shippers look to reduce freight costs and their carbon footprint, intermodal logistics continues to see rapid growth. The Intermodal Freight Transportation Market has predicted a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of […]
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One of the most common type of questions when people ask us about shipping intermodal is, what makes a good intermodal customer? Or sometimes, what would constitute a not-so-great intermodal […]
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