Solution: Landstarís Intermodal department used its experience, reputation for safety and industry contacts to: Arrange intermodal door-to-door service to the customer. Provide diagrams on how to safely load and secure the forklifts onto rail. Ensure no trans-loading of the customerís product by LTL providers.
Results: Intermodal service has reduced the customerís cost by approximately $1,500 to $2,000 per shipment, allowing for more competitive pricing when the customer services their own customers on the West Coast. Reduction in damaged freight on LTL moves, reducing claims and lowering cost.
About the Solution Provider: Landstar, a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions offers complete transportation and logistics services, including truckload, LTL, heavy haul/specialized, expedited, intermodal, global air and ocean services. Landstarís transportation management solutions offer global shipment visibility, bidding & shipping tools, carrier selection & management, event management and freight optimization.