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Learn more about intermodal transportation solutions available through ArcBest

By combining multiple modes of transportation, we help you optimize your supply chain and offer customized solutions for large shipments

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Intermodal Solutions

Insert more capacity into your supply chain and reduce your carbon footprint.

Are you looking for ways to add capacity, lower costs and minimize environmental impact? Integrate intermodal shipping into your transportation strategy and add more options for safely moving your shipments across North America. ArcBest® combines over-the-road and rail transportation solutions with expert customer support to give you cost-effective, reliable transportation solutions that are built around your business. And, with fuel savings and lower emissions than over-the-road transportation, it’s a sound choice for the environment.

Lock in rates with an average of only 2 loads per week — for 3, 6 or 12 months.

Concerned About Disruptions? We’ve Got You Covered

If capacity constraints and rising transportation costs are keeping you up at night, an ArcBest intermodal specialist can help you identify cost-effective opportunities to transfer from truck to rail for the long-haul portion of the shipment. Through strong partnerships with all Class I railroads and major drayage companies, our ABF Freight® and Panther Premium Logistics® fleet and an extensive OTR carrier network, we can offer flexible solutions and end-to-end visibility, so you can deliver on your promises.

Learn more about Class I Railroads in the U.S.

Leverage intermodal for quick, secure shipping

On-time, intact delivery is a top priority for you, your customers and our team. With proactive measures to reduce freight handling, enhanced security at terminals and ramps, sealed containers and the option of real-time tracking using radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology, you and your customers can have peace-of-mind — from origin to destination.  

The Benefits of ArcBest Intermodal Services

  • Increased capacity and flexibility
  • Customized operations that meet your supply chain needs
  • Access to 40’, 53’and refrigerated containers
  • Lower emissions and a reduced carbon footprint
  • Lower shipping costs when compared to traditional truckload only
  • Reduced cargo handling, enhanced security and full visibility, for added peace-of-mind

Learn more about whether intermodal shipping is right for your business.

Diversify Your Supply Chain with ArcBest

Get started today with a free supply chain analysis and see how adding intermodal shipping to your portfolio can create efficiencies and lower costs. Complete the form above to get started!