Track Record's Top Stories of 2020

Take a look back at the top 10 most popular articles of the year

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Before you say goodbye to 2020, take a look back at the most popular stories of the year. 

2020 has definitely been an unpredictable, unusual year – to say the least. Let’s admit it. We’re not too sad to say goodbye to 2020, but before we do, let’s take a look back at some of the most popular stories that helped you navigate the ever-changing transportation and logistics world – amid a global pandemic no less.


Stay-at-Home Entertainment for Rail Fans

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7 ways to stay close to trains while social distancing // Read on


Rockets by Rail: A Stellar Achievement

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Railroads work together to give the future of space exploration a boost // Read on.


The Pivotal Role U.S. West Coast Ports Are Playing During COVID-19

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When products are imported through U.S. West Coast ports, Americans can get critical resources faster and stay supplied with goods to remain safe and comfortable while at home // Read on


COVID-19: A Shipper’s Resource Guide

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Your guide to reliable shipping resources during the coronavirus pandemic // Read on


Creative Uses of an Intermodal Container

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You can ship just about anything in an intermodal container – and that’s a big win for shippers and ocean carriers // Read on


Ammunition for Growth: How a Former Military Facility Transformed into a Rail-Served Transportation Hub


Today, the Great Plains Industrial Park, a former ammunition plant, is lowering costs for shippers, spurring economic growth and supporting environmentally friendly power // Read on


Built by a Community: Tehachapi Live Train Cams 

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Three stationary cameras, two mobile cameras and an Airbnb bring trains in California’s Tehachapi pass to rail fans worldwide // Read on


What Is Intermodal Shipping...and Why Should Shippers Care?

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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. // Read on


From the Auto Factory to Your Local Dealership

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Vehicle production is back following a COVID-19-caused pause. Here’s an insider’s view of a new car’s journey. // Read on


Drumroll, please…It’s the moment we’ve been waiting for!

The Role of the West Coast Ports in Reopening America

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How the U.S. West Coast ports are aiding in the economic recovery from COVID-19 // Read on.

And there you have it. Our top stories of the year have been revealed.

Goodbye, 2020! From big ideas to the basics, we look forward to continuing to be your ultimate source for improved freight transportation and logistics in the New Year.

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