INTERMODAL SHIPPING FROM END TO END

Generally, Intermodal shipping is more economical and better for the environment.
Plus, it’s an especially effective option if truckload capacity is tight and time isn’t a major factor.

– ABOUT INTERMODAL SHIPPING –

In the simplest terms, Intermodal shipping refers to the transportation of any cargo that involves the combination of a variety of modes. Typically, intermodal freight system combines road and rail. Undoubtedly, the intermodal transport system is most suitable owing to the fact that it adopts the most efficient mode of transport. In addition to this, the intermodal shipping mode is not particularly expensive. While intermodal transportation is particularly secure, MK Freight Brokers operates one the most impressive intermodal services. More and more companies rely on MK Freight for door-to-door intermodal delivery to maximize shipping lane capacity, minimize costs and guarantee reliable delivery of their products. Our leading-edge technology makes the transition from truckload to intermodal stress-free. With intermodal freight, you can expect secure, inexpensive and efficient delivery.

– ADVANTAGES OF INTERMODAL OVER TRUCKLOAD SHIPPING –

Environmentally Friendly

Shippers can significantly reduce their carbon footprint by going intermodal, because trains only emit approximately 5.4 pounds of carbon dioxide per 100 ton-miles, whereas trucks emit approximately 19.8 pounds within the same time frame.

Reliability Advantage

Rail is undoubtedly the safest form of transportation and this applies to cargo transportation as well. Also, other intermodal advantages include enhanced weight, fixed time schedule, and low weather affectability compared to other modes of transport.

Cost Savings

Intermodal freight shippers can take advantage of lower rates, more predictable pricing, and the flexibility of loading and unloading goods in a dropped trailer environment, which reduces handling costs by around 15 to 18 percent.

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