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Top 5 Reasons to Ship Intermodal

Whether your goal is to cut costs or improve efficiency in your supply chain, Intermodal could be the answer. By Hub Group

March 20, 2013

Intermodal shipping has been growing at unprecedented speed over the course of the last several decades.

Here are some of the reasons why:

1. CUT FUEL COSTS
Converting to Intermodal cuts your fuel expenditures. In 2011, Hub Group saved our customers over 145,033,050 gallons of fuel by shipping Intermodal.

2. IMPROVE EFFICIENCY
Railroads are aggressively investing in their network to improve service and transit times that result in improved speed and reliability. Union Pacific alone spent more than $30 billion on its rail network since 2000.

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