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“Intermodal Gives Shippers, 3PLs Relief from Tight Trucking Market” Jeff Heller, Norfolk Southern

SMC³ recently spoke with Jeff Heller, vice president of intermodal and automotive at Norfolk Southern, about the effect the tight trucking capacity market is having on the intermodal industry.

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SMC³ recently spoke with Jeff Heller, vice president of intermodal and automotive at Norfolk Southern, about the effect the tight trucking capacity market is having on the intermodal industry.

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