Intermodal shipping gains steam as faster, cheaper alternative
March 11, 2014
In a typical year, Iowa Interstate Railroad’s intermodal terminal on the eastern edge of Council Bluffs transfers about 50,000 shipping containers from trucks to railcars, or vice versa.
That’s a little more than one every five minutes the facility is open, and trends across the transportation industry indicate that number is going nowhere but up..
Posted: March 11, 2014