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Understanding Intermodal with an Inside Look from a Rail Experts

Every strategic truckload shipper should integrate intermodal into their operations.

Though it will add capacity and cut costs, there are some differences between other modes of surface transportation. The better you understand intermodal, the better you can out-ship the competition.

In this session, get an inside look at what railroads care about, how they operate their networks and how to set yourself up for rail-shipping success.


Seana Fairchild, AVP of Intermodal (Union Pacific Railroad)

Matthew Decker, VP of Intermodal (Coyote Logistics)

Will Bonesso, Sr. Campaign Manager (Coyote Logistics)

In this session, you'll learn:

  • The 3 parts of an intermodal move
  • What goes into an intermodal rate
  • How drayage carriers operate
  • What railroads really care about
  • How to build an effective intermodal strategy

This session is brought to you by Coyote Logistics: a leading global third-party logistics provider that combines a diverse, centralized transportation marketplace matching more than 10,000 shipments every day. Coyote offers a comprehensive multi-modal solutions portfolio — including truckload, less than truckload (LTL) and intermodal — with data intelligence and market insights to help empower our customers' business growth in a rapidly changing world. For more information about Coyote Logistics, visit