What kind of freight moves by rail?

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What kind of freight moves by rail?

You already know that shipping by rail is safe and economical and can help you ship your freight when truckload capacity is tight.

In this post, we will discuss what type of products you can safely ship by rail.

You can ship just about anything by rail. In fact, take a look around you right now — you’ll find yourself surrounded by products that are shipped by rail.

Commodities we move by rail include:

  • Agricultural products including grain, flour, oils, sweeteners and ethanol.
  • Automotive
  • Building materials
  • Chemicals and fertilizer
  • Consumer products
  • Food
  • Industrial packaging including plastic rolls, flat folded corrugated boxes, etc.
  • Machinery
  • Metals
  • Minerals
  • Paper, pulp and fiber
  • Transportation equipment

For more information on our Intermodal Rail Service, please check out our “Rail” section.

By | 2016-12-26T19:22:13+00:00 December 13th, 2012|General Freight Topics, Intermodal, Rail|Comments Off on What kind of freight moves by rail?