The fastest-growing method of domestic shipping is undoubtedly intermodal transportation. When it comes to intermodal transport, trucking and rail are used in tandem to move goods, with trucks picking up and delivering the goods at both ends, while the long journey is carried out by train.
Many people have incorrectly assumed that intermodal transportation is more expensive, slower, and more prone to damage than other modes of transportation.
Here are some common intermodal misconceptions:
Thanks to tracking technologies, shippers can trace their freight at every stage of their trip. When using a TMS (transportation management system), you can have access to tracking and tracing capabilities.
Using this technology, you can monitor transportation costs, carrier performance, and market trends as you manage your supply chain. Supply chain management relies heavily on tracking shipments.