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What is Intermodal Transportation?

Learn more about the characteristics of intermodal transportation and the opportunities it provides for your business.

Door-to-Door Domestic Intermodal Transportation is an alternative method to ship truckload freight utilizing two different modes of transport. Dray carriers are used for the origin pick-up and destination delivery between the railroad ramps, while the railroad is utilized for the long haul portion of the move.

There are two different services: 

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Depending on the service, equipment can be provided by the railroad themselves, steamship lines, asset trucking companies, private parties or other third party providers.

InTek Freight and Logistics focuses on COFC 53’ door-to-door intermodal services, but also offers 20' and 40' options for BCO's and NVO's. InTek utilizes intermodal for the transport of goods throughout the US, Canada and Mexico, as an alternative to truckload.

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For more information on Domestic Intermodal Services and how you can use it as an alternative to shipping truckload please contact us. 

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