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Outdated and unfair regulations leave shippers with no choice but to pay the excessive rates of their sole railroad.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

16 Jan 2017
There’s still plenty to concern shippers in 2017 when it comes to trucking and intermodal rail.
25 Dec 2016
Weak demand has eroded domestic shipping rates, and may also have slowed the steady increase of rail transportation of ocean containers.
06 Nov 2016
There are signs that shippers expect truckload and domestic intermodal rates to creep higher in early 2017.
01 Nov 2016
Officials at the Port of New York and New Jersey hope a record monthly volume of rail cargo is just the start of the payoff from years of intermodal investment that seeks to give the port a competitive edge as ever-larger ships arrive on the East Coast.
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.