As we talk to shippers across North America on the merits of intermodal, we often hear from shippers, “we only work with asset intermodal providers".
We talk to hundreds of companies a year about their logistics and supply chain teams.
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.
What do you think of when you hear the word intermodal …slow, unreliable, complicated?
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.
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.
If your email box is anything like mine it is getting populated with 3 to 5 emails a week from various freight companies telling us how easy it would be to sign up on their website to begin receiving competitive freight quotes at a press of a button, while also making track & trace a breeze.
Companies often find themselves staring down a warehouse / DC move because: