Atlantic Intermodal Services

  • The Open Choice Chassis Model – When, or If, or Ever

    After years of transition away from ocean carrier sourcing model, wherein chassis were made available by carriers at no charge for users, circumstances have evolved to the point where there are a small number of equipment providers that supply chassis to trucking companies, beneficial cargo owners and cargo carriers.

    But the current system has its share of critics, and is facing calls for a change.  How much of an appetite does intermodal in the U.S. have further evolution toward a trucker-driven “open choice” equipment model, wherein those who haul containers to and from have the ability to choose what chassis they choose and how long they use them? To read more: visit Intermodal Insights.

    Posted: August 5, 2019