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.


Outdated and unfair regulations leave shippers with no choice but to pay the excessive rates of their sole railroad.

News & Analysis

27 Oct 2016
The Oak Brook, Illinois-based trucking and transportation provider posted record-breaking domestic intermodal volume but tightening profit margins in their third-quarter earnings.
27 Oct 2016
Rapid changes in technology are reshaping the logistics landscape and spurring the growth of freight management services, including the formation of nearly $1 billion firm Sunteck/TTS Holdings.
27 Oct 2016
India is pushing hard to get shippers to move more cargo via the country's railroads.
17 Oct 2016
Quarterly net profit dropped at the third-largest trucking operator for the first time since early 2014, thanks to lower truckload and intermodal rates. Dedicated is an exception.
12 Oct 2016
A $13 million infusion of venture capital is slated to help a cloud-based load-tracking provider expand to new modes and new markets.
30 Sep 2016
The Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy may be behind a recent surge in freight moving inland from West Coast ports.
Intermodal executives aren't too excited about the outlook for demand, but it shouldn't faze shippers, who stand to gain from lower rates.
22 Sep 2016
With freight demand down and declining, Class I railroad executives now say they don’t expect to see a rebound in intermodal volume until the second half of 2017.
16 Sep 2016
Truckload linehaul costs and intermodal pricing both drop year-over-year, leading Avondale Partners to lower its truckload rate forecast.
13 Sep 2016
Acquisition of C&V Trucking adds drivers, terminal in Southern New England, and helps carrier optimize network for hour-of-service compliance.
12 Sep 2016
A $10.5 million infusion will help LTL-focused tech startup expand services and grow internationally.