When it comes to capacity, intermodal shipping complements and enhances the services you already rely on. A combination of short-haul trucking and longer haul rail shipments can often provide our customers significant cost savings. Have our experts analyze your network to find where you can save money and/or increase efficiency with intermodal shipments. Whether you need to move spot freight in a tough lane or need peak season coverage, we can help you explore creative solutions with our intermodal carrier partners.
What to Expect
When you connect with FSL regarding your intermodal needs you will be assigned a dedicated account executive to develop custom-fit solutions to help increase efficiencies across your supply chain. Your account executive will work with you to utilize the cost-effective benefits of intermodal transportation to strategize the ideal shipping of your freight.
FSL will help you explore intermodal capacity, pricing and opportunities configured by a single point-of-contact who can service your business needs across a more diversified network.
By incorporating intermodal service into your supply chain, you can gain more options for moving shipments. Utilizing FSL’s intermodal and rail services means you can:
- Improve efficiency and manage spend by building a route neutral shipping strategy that is based on your freight.
- Access intermodal rail container capacity—surge, spot, or committed.
- Leverage our Class 1 Railroad relationships so you are not dependent on specific railroads.
- Trust dedicated experts from FSL to help analyze your intermodal and rail shipping data for continuous improvements.
What Items Can Be Shipped Via Intermodal Service?
While the products shipped can vary greatly, some of the more common items are:
Dry Grocery Goods
Nuts and Spices
Rubber and Plastic