Posted onSeptember 15, 2021
Moving cargo by rail is cost effective and fuel efficient, a fact that reduces impact on the planet AND the wallet. Intermodal transit by rail in the US, however, can also mean long stops in cold-weather hubs like Chicago, exposing cargo to freezing temperatures during the winter months. This is why many shippers transition to over-the-road trucks starting in November, wary of the risk to freeze-sensitive products.
But you might not have to.