Trucking sees new ally in rail with intermodal service

03/22/2013 |

Intermodal is increasingly seen by the trucking industry as a way of working with rail service to expand market territory and better serve customers and not as a threat to trucking. And railroads are reaching out to meet the developing demand. "The intermodal conversion is here to stay. If we put our head in the sand and attempt to ignore it or defend freight that could go intermodal and keep it on a truck, that story probably doesn’t end well," said Derek Leathers, president of Werner Enterprises.

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