Intermodal: What It Is and Why You Should Care

If you’ve never heard of the term “intermodal,” you’re not alone. Yet, intermodal — the shipment of freight using a combination of ships, trucks and trains — is one of the most important innovations fueling the global economy. It combines the strength of each mode of transportation to move freight in the most efficient and cost-effective way, keeping costs down for businesses and consumers. Watch the video above to see how railroads are investing to expand this vital artery of commerce.