Intermodal Offers a Greener Way to Ship
Posted in the Logistics Forum
#1 May 17, 2010
Written by Stephen Hamilton,ChemLogix, Global
( www.chemlogix.com )
As companies evaluate new ways to reduce freight costs as well as their carbon footprint, alternative transportation mode options should be considered when moving freight long distances. While trucking remains the most dominant mode of shipping product domestically, intermodal freight transport offers opportunities for freight savings and reduced emissions, especially when transporting products over distances of 500 miles or more.
Intermodal shipping is the process wherein multiple modes of transportation partner to provide integrated door-to-door services. To read the complete article, go to: http://logisticstoday.com/operations_strategy...
Since: Jul 12
#2 Aug 6, 2012
Intermodal shipping is beneficial in some ways such as cost saving by saving the carbon credits.
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