Intermodal Shipping Services
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Logistical Advantage makes Intermodal shipping easy with our extensive network that includes all US Class one railroads and access to thousands of dry and temperature-controlled assets. With the power of “Logistical Advantage” you have the ability to choose between 20′, 40′, 45′ and 53′ Intermodal assets servicing all of North America with specialized service.
- LTL Consolidation
- Rail Car/Carload
- Drop Trailer/Container
- Cross Border Mexico
Logistical Advantage private asset fleet moves on the expedited rail network and offers transit times consistent with OTR programs. Whether it is refrigerated, frozen, or dry freight, Logistical Advantage has the assets and resources to enable your customer’s freight to meet and exceed transit time expectations.
Our company owned assets are equipped with state of the art telematics that offers the capability to not only track your shipment in “real time”, but also allow for temperature monitoring, fuel analysis, and mapping interface so you can see exactly where your product is at any time of the day. With Logistical Advantage handling your sensitive shipments, you can rest assured your temperature controlled expedited shipment will arrive on time and at the temperature consistent with safe transit for product integrity.
THE Logistical Advantage INTERMODAL REACH (select a state for details)
Are you in need of a reliable refrigerated truck to haul your frozen goods or temperature controlled chemicals? Logistical Advantage is committed to providing you with reliable state of the art refrigerated units and making your product our number one priority. Our trailers offer real-time temperature monitoring systems to ensure that your freight is “on track” and on time every time.
When it comes to finding unique intermodal solutions, look no further than our dedicated small box team for creating programs that save cost and time. Logistical Advantage’s team of highly specialized Intermodal experts can offer load optimization designs that apply different size equipment based on your specific shipment requirements. Logistical Advantage has contracts with all major steamship lines and is able employ an extensive network for 20’, 40’, and 45’ equipment to meet all your shipping needs.
If you are an experienced Intermodal shipper and only looking for the linehaul portion of a shipment, Logistical Advantage has programs designed that would allow you the freedom of choosing your drayage provider or power only carrier. However, LAC would be responsible for the direct ramp to ramp line-haul movement across the class one railroad network. With Logistical Advantage ramp to ramp product, you are confirmed to have all the paperwork and access needed to your cargo from origin to destination.
RAMP TO RAMP
When enabling the resources of Logistical Advantage, you the ability to send our intermodal experts the tender and forget about the rest. Our door to door program gives you complete comfort to know that the Logistical Advantage team is monitoring your shipment at every step of the way to confirm arrival on time and damage free. However, if you or your team would like to see the progress, you can access 24/7 with our web enabled tracking in “real time” so you can have peace of mind that your shipment will arrive on time.
DOOR TO DOOR
Drayage can be a cyclone of issues in modern times with regulation changes and continued pressure on independent drivers. Allow Logistical Advantage to navigate this maze of drayage providers to find the best and most accessible for your drayage movement. Logistical Advantage network of providers offer unparalleled visibility to your shipments as all Logistical Advantage approved vendors must have GPS tracking enabled and allow for “real time” communication. Logistical Advantage has capacity for ocean port and rail ramp to fit all customer needs.
With Logistical Advantage as your intermodal partner, you have the option of selecting many different types of rail transport, from our extensive base of private trailer providers (TOFC) to our rail owned container programs. Depending on your shipments specific needs, we can tailor a program for you based on transit time efficiency (TOFC) or cost savings options (COFC). Our Intermodal experts are glad to discuss your needs and develop and design a custom application involving both modes as your shipping profile requires.