What do the warning signs and sounds mean and how are they regulated?
Intermodal shipping refers to moving freight by two or more modes of transportation. Phil Yeager, President and Chief Operating Officer of supply chain management company Hub Group, explains the ins and outs of intermodal shipping — and how it can benefit shippers.
From cleaning supplies to the food we eat, railroads are transporting essential goods to help keep America moving
How railroads deliver critical products in times of crisis
Short lines are smaller railroads that run shorter distances and connect shippers with the larger freight rail network. Chuck Baker, President of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association, explains the important role short lines play in the U.S. freight shipping network.
The journey of plastics and how they arrive in your everyday life
Take a comprehensive look at the benefits and drawbacks of the most popular transportation modes.
Become a rail lingo master with these railroad definitions.
Thanks to an expansive network across North America, railroads play a key role in supporting America’s farmers and food manufacturers, helping to put food on kitchen tables in the U.S. and all over the world.
Can you master the language of the railroad? Check out these railroad definitions to find out.