How much does intermodal cost is a question we are often asked. As a leading intermodal marketing company (IMC) we get hundreds of people calling us throughout the year looking for the cost of intermodal and whether it makes sense to transition some of their truckload volume over to intermodal.
Considering converting some of your truckload volume to intermodal or just adding intermodal into your logistics strategy for additional capacity? If so, we’re here to help. Our group handles both truckload and intermodal shipping for our customers, with our specialty being intermodal.
Everything you need to know about domestic intermodal and how to be successful implementing it into your logistics strategy. Gives tips, tricks and insights on intermodal and what to watch out for when converting from truckload to intermodal.
We talk with hundreds of shippers about intermodal every year in sales calls, blog discussions, social media and through our participation on leading industry panels sponsored by IANA (Intermodal Association of North America) and the TIA (Transportation Intermediaries Association). The one topic that always comes up is: who are the largest and best intermodal providers in the market today?
The truckload marketplace is a highly fragmented market with 600,000 for-hire-carriers and 97% operate with fewer than 20 trucks.
The large steel shipping container came into existence as an evolutionary step in ocean freight to reduce costs and improve speed, but it ended up revolutionizing the global economy.
Domestic 53' intermodal continues to outpace the freight industry in growth because of its benefits are numerous, yet many shippers still sit on the sidelines.
We speak with hundreds of shippers a year looking for ways to improve their supply chain, whether that be cost, performance or additional capacity. At some point in the conversation intermodal comes into play.
It is hard to image Christmas is almost here, but the reality is the cool temperatures in October will soon give way to the Christmas season. According to the National Christmas Tree Association, there were 27.4 million real Christmas trees purchased in the US in both 2016 & 2017.
While winter snow and sub-zero temperatures make it hard for most of us to imagine Spring is just around the corner, those in the nursery stock business are gearing up for their peak Spring season. From March 1 to June 1 nursery stock growers ship roughly 75% of their yearly sales. The annual surge can make it difficult to obtain cost competitive truckload capacity.