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FREE EBOOK:  reduce costs with intermodal transport

Intermodal-coverToo slow.  Unreliable.  Risk of damage.  These were some of the reasons transportation managers once gave for avoiding rail for freight transport.  This Weber Insight paper discusses how many companies are now making intermodal a key element of their strategies to reduce transportation costs and carbon emissions. 

  • Intermodal can cost 15-40 percent less than OTR for medium to long-distance loads
  • Rail is 3-4 times more fuel efficient, and therefore more environmentally friendly than OTR

 

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