Intermodal Shipping

News and analysis of the developments and trends shaping intermodal shipping around the globe including technological advancements, infrastructure projects and supply chain disruption.

Commentary

Looking at inland point intermodal data for 2016, the biggest gains were seen in the corridor linking the Northeast with the Midwest.

News & Analysis

23 Jun 2017
Rail tracks end long before e-commerce's last mile, but Amazon.com has many "touch points" at Union Pacific Railroad, Beth Whited says.
21 Jun 2017
Union Pacific brings domestic intermodal rail to the ICTF near LA-LB ports.
20 Jun 2017
Total US business logistics costs dropped in 2016 for the first time in seven years, the 2017 State of Logistics Report says. Are they poised to bounce back?
09 Jun 2017
As e-commerce reshapes fulfillment and transportation, the effects are evident among logistics companies that make the Fortune 500 list of largest US companies.
30 May 2017
The deal underscores the rising demand for dedicated trucking services, as shippers look to put their contract and capacity concerns at ease in an off-kilter economy.
30 May 2017
A new report by the Metropolitan Rail Freight Council looks at the upgrades to the area rail system that are needed to handle a forecast 35 percent jump in traffic flowing through the New York region by 2040.
30 May 2017
Logistics technology providers, carriers, and shippers at the ALK Transportation Technology Summit said they are racing to integrate data and systems across continents and the cloud, driven in part by e-commerce.
05 May 2017
The $14.6 billion 3PL closed $716 million in new business in the quarter, including major logistics and intermodal deals.
17 Apr 2017
J.B. Hunt’s less optimistic outlook could be an early indicator of what to expect from Class I railroads and trucking companies’ first-quarter earnings to be released over the next several weeks.
20 Mar 2017
Cass truckload and intermodal data reflect importance of fuel in pricing and rising demand.