COVID-19 is making a major impact on intermodal
Gross offered up myriad observations on the current state of intermodal transportation, as it relates to things like volume and capacity, as well as the potential impacts of the gradual re-opening of the United States economy and the 2020 Peak Season, among others.
The nationally-known intermodal expert also talked about what some of the biggest shifts in freight transportation and supply chain could be in a post-COVID-19 world.
Larry Gross is a forty-year veteran of the freight transportation sector. He is the President of Gross Transportation Consulting of Durango, CO, an independent consulting practice specializing in freight transportation matters. He is the author of “Land Lines," a monthly column in the Journal of Commerce. He is also the author and creator of the “Intermodal in Depth”, an analytical report covering the intermodal sector.
Larry is an acknowledged expert on intermodal matters who makes frequent appearances before the transportation community. He has played a key role in the creation of educational content at the IANA Intermodal Expo for the past four years. He enjoys teaching and has authored business case studies for use in the IANA Academic Challenge competition at the University of North Florida as well as the IANA Expo Academic Challenge.
Prior to starting his consulting practice, Larry enjoyed a long career in intermodal equipment development and sales. He is the individual most closely associated with the innovative RoadRailer intermodal system, an organization that he headed for over a decade.