When Should You Use Intermodal Transportation?

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Shippers who work to reevaluate their current shipping strategy should pay attention to intermodal transportation. More and more companies switch to this solution since it lets them reduce time and costs used on transportation.

Intermodal transportation: 4 best practices.

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Intermodal transportation can be a great shipping choice when the proper steps are taken. Read Freightquote’s latest post to learn more

How does intermodal transportation work?

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See main benefits of intermodal transportation and some advice to plan yours successfully. O post How does intermodal transportation work? apareceu primeiro em Blog LoGo. Logistics

The State of Intermodal Transportation: Still a game changer?

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Today, the jury is still out on whether intermodal is in a temporary lull or if the bloom is off the rose on a longer-term basis Volumes are declining due to various economic and market pressures—some out of the control of carriers and service providers.

When can intermodal transportation be a solution for you?

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Intermodal transportation could be the best way for you to ship your goods depending on the situation. Here are five scenarios that fit the bill

Intermodal Transportation Prepares for a Surge

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Intermodal transportation prepares for a surge in freight volume due to the driver shortage, increased demand, heightened government regulations, environmental issues and the damaged highway infrastructure. Check out this blog to learn more: Shippers Turn to Intermodal for Savings ).

UAE runs first intermodal transport under TIR

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Today’s intermodal TIR transport leaves the SAIF Zone in Sharjah, bound for Olomouc in the Czech Republic via Jebel Ali Port in the UAE and the port of Hamburg, Germany. The post UAE runs first intermodal transport under TIR appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Omni-Channel Strategy and Intermodal Transport in Globalized Supply Chains

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Globalization and the expansion of markets, pushes 3PLs to implement intermodal transportation solutions that ensure efficient processes are available. This article identifies the benefits of implementing Omni-channel strategies and intermodal transportation, and how this enables 3PLs to deliver optimized solutions. Intermodal Transportation. To offset these inconveniences that ultimately affect the end-to-end user, 3PLs utilize intermodal transportation.

Intermodal Transportation’s Road to Dominance

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Intermodal Transportation’s Road to Dominance By Matt Magpantay, Evans Distribution Systems Panic has become rampant amongst shippers and carriers because of the current shortage of truck drivers. According to the American Trucking Association... The post Intermodal Transportation’s Road to Dominance appeared first on 3PL Insights - Warehousing, Transportation, and Logistics. Freight Management Matt Magpantay Transportation

Hamburg deepens Elbe channel

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The Port of Hamburg let the contract to DEME engineering, as World … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Shipping Supply Chains container shipping economics infrastructure intermodal transport ocean shipping port management ports trade transportationThe project will cost $700 million, and it went through a long series of legal battles, mostly about environmental issues. But now the project is ready to begin.

RoadOne acquires northeast intermodal transport provider Jarvis Trans Inc.

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Randolph, Massachusetts, March 6, 2018– RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a leading single source intermodal, distribution, and logistics service company, announces its acquisition of Jarvis Trans Inc., The intermodal drayage sector has had to confront numerous issues.

Reviewing 2016’s Intermodal Predictions & Anticipating 2017

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Intermodal transportation is a hybrid system that relies on an interchangeable relationship among truck, rail and barge. Intermodal transport is a reliable mode, providing standardized transit schedules, low costs and easy access to equipment.

Ekol expands intermodal transport in Europe – LOGISTIK express News

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The logistics company Ekol is expanding its intermodal connections in order to continue to offer environmentally friendly solutions in the future. The post Ekol expands intermodal transport in Europe – LOGISTIK express News appeared first on 247 Customs Broker. März 2018 08:09. Beitrag bequem vorlesen lassen: Read English text.

First emission-free barges on Europe’s waterways

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That way it can be removed/replaced if there is a problem, cutting down time to just long enough to lift the old … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Shipping Supply Chains barges containers electirc power entrepreneurship innovation intermodal transport technologyWhat’s interesting about this article to me is the concept of using a container to house the battery.

What Is Drayage Shipping and When Do You Need It?

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Drayage transportation is handled by trucks and is usually part of intermodal transport. Blog drayage drayage services intermodal intermodal freight intermodal transportation

Intermodal 101 - The Quick Guide

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What should a shipper know about intermodal transportation before utilizing it? What are the challenges and peculiarities of this transport mode? In this quick guide, you will find basic intermodal information that may come in handy.

HHLA Intermodal transport volume climbed to 1.5 million TEU – LOGISTIK express News

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Our Intermodal activities – the second major pillar of our business model – also made a significant contribution to the positive business development.”. HHLA’s Intermodal activities continued to develop very successfully. percent, the transport volume climbed to 1.5 million TEU) and road transport (0.4 The post HHLA Intermodal transport volume climbed to 1.5 Februar 2018 08:49. Beitrag bequem vorlesen lassen: Read English text.

Beginner’s Guide to Intermodal Freight Service

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FTR’s Intermodal Competitive Index (ICI) rose in October 2016, reflecting a moderately favorable environment for intermodal transportation. The ICI looks at a variety of factors including truck capacity, fuel prices, rail service, intermodal rates, and more.

4 Tips to become an Eco-Friendly Shipper

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However, shippers can do small things to contribute to the greener transportation industry. Supply Chain Intermodal Transportation Green Supply ChainThe circulation of goods is a vital part of our lives, even if we don’t realize it.

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Best Practices: Transportation

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There are a variety of Transportation Best Practices that help us run our well-oiled machine. 3PL Intermodal Freight Intermodal Transportation Managed Transportation partnership long term value addedMoving things from point A to point B is what we do.

STB to hold hearing in May on railroad demurrage and accessorial charges

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The Surface Transportation Board (STB) announced last week it will hold a hearing on May 22, which will focus on railroad demurrage and accessorial charges. Features Logistics News Rail & Intermodal Transportation customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

5 Trending Transportation Updates: May 2017

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Regulations Intermodal Transportation News Challenges transportation news Drivers UberMore Diabetic Drivers Seek Exemptions. Insulin-dependent drivers are requesting exemption to stay behind the wheel, but the current approval process is inefficient.

IANA reports annual intermodal declines in February

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Intermodal volumes remained on the same growth path in February as they did in January, according to data recently provided to LM by the Intermodal Association of North America. The post IANA reports annual intermodal declines in February appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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Potential U.S.-Mexico border closing raises supply chain and logistics concerns

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Cass and Broughton report points to annual truckload and intermodal gains to start 2019

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By LM Staff · March 15, 2019 Pricing for both truckload and intermodal freight movements was largely solid in February, according to data in the most recent editions of the Truckload Linehaul Index and Intermodal Index from Cass Information Systems and Broughton Capital. This pricing data is part of the Cass Truckload Linehaul Index and the Cass Intermodal […].

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Are Railroads the Golden Standard of Real-Time Data?

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Big Data TMS Intermodal TransportationShippers and trucking companies alike could learn a few things from the ways rail companies, especially Union Pacific (UP), are implementing real-time, big data technology to overcome supply chain obstacles.

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FTR Shippers Conditions Index turns positive for the first time in more than two years

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Following a month that inched closer to positive territory in October, the Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) issued this week by freight transportation consultancy FTR, showed that November’s reading officially crossed the finish line in turning positive for the first time in more than two years.

CSX Gives $91M Commitment to Baltimore’s Howard Street Tunnel Project

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The Howard Street Tunnel expansion is back on track after the railroad CSX Transportation reversed its decision to pull out of the project. Related: Intermodal Growth Starting to Pay Off with Inland Ports’ Development. CSX Gives $91M Commitment.

September intermodal volumes see gains, reports IANA

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Intermodal volumes for the month of September showed steady annual growth levels, based on data recently provided to LM by the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA). Total intermodal volume for first nine months of 2018 is up 6% to 14,131,609.

Intermodal Growth Starting to Pay Off with Inland Ports’ Development

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Intermodal Usage. As the United States intermodal volumes have been ahead of carload volumes in recent years, a report recently published by Chicago-based commercial real estate firm JLL explains that should this continue to remain that case. Continued Intermodal Growth.

IANA reports Q3 volume gains but at a lower rate

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Data issued this week by the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) in its “Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics Report” pointed to continued intermodal volume growth in the third quarter, albeit at somewhat reduced levels.

AAR reports volume gains for week ending April 21

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The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that United States rail carload and intermodal volumes each saw annual volume gains for the week ending April 21. Intermodal containers and trailers rose 8.9% at 4,080,772, and intermodal units are up 5.6%

BNSF executive chairman Matt Rose set to retire in April 2019

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I have been incredibly fortunate to work alongside some of the most talented people in the transportation industry,” said Rose. Features Logistics News Rail & Intermodal Transportation customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Stoughton Trailers adds Pace Transportation to network

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Stoughton Trailers, a manufacturer of conventional and intermodal transportation equipment, recently added Pace Transportation, headquartered in Byron Center MI, to its dealer network.

AAR reports annual gains for U.S. rail carload and intermodal volumes in May

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United States May rail carload and intermodal volumes each showed growth in May, according to data issued this week by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Intermodal containers and trailers rose 6.6%, or 86,010 units, to 1,398,203. to 252,162, and intermodal units were up 6.3%

Moore on Pricing: Rail

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transportation infrastructure. One solution that’s encouraging to the FRA is intermodal , as the railroads work with highway service providers to take on some of the increasing volumes. But, of course, intermodal consumes rail capacity too.

FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index sees mild signs of improvement

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FTR ’s most recent edition of its Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) showed some gradual improvement, the freight transportation consultancy reported this week. FTR describes the SCI as an indicator that sums up all market influences that affect the transport environment for shippers, with a reading above zero being favorable and a reading below zero being unfavorable and a “less-than-ideal environment for shippers.”. By LM Staff ·. October 26, 2018.