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

Outdated and unfair regulations leave shippers with no choice but to pay the excessive rates of their sole railroad.

News & Analysis

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.
10 Sep 2016
Pending US trucking regulations may play a significant role in market share of trucking and intermodal industries.
08 Sep 2016
Five prominent industry executives address the soft international and domestic intermodal market, the impact of ocean alliances and consolidation, and what the industry needs to do to improve supply chain efficiency.
06 Sep 2016
Finding locations to drop empty Hanjin containers is a stumbling block for drayage operators and could be one for anyone looking to recover the assets.
02 Sep 2016
Import warehouses are next in line as a wave of disruption caused by the sudden shutdown of Hanjin Shipping heads inland. Expect warehouses to be "inundated," a logistics executive says.
30 Aug 2016
VTG boosted first-half profit the group benefited from lower financing costs and synergies from the acquisition of a rival company.
The electronic logging device mandate could create value for smaller trucking companies by enabling better shipment visibility.
29 Aug 2016
A U.S. federal mandate requiring truck drivers to use electronic logging devices by the end of next year won’t necessarily be the harbinger of a long-anticipated “capacity crunch.”