6 Benefits of Rail Transport Shipping

Why is rail transport shipping beneficial? Trucking is a $700 billion industry, accounting for almost three-quarters of product shipments in the U.S. With that in mind, it’s easy to forget about a form of shipping that existed long before the first tractor trailer rolled off the assembly line: rail transport. In this blog post, we’ll look at a few of the benefits of shipping your goods by train. 1 - Rail transport shipping is a green shipping method Trucks use more fuel per ton mile than trains. A train can move a ton of freight 479 miles on a [...]