Consumer Goods

What is Intermodal?

Intermodal is a shipping method in which more than one mode of transport is used. The freight may be moved in Containers and Trailers (dry or refrigerated), Specialized Flatbeds, or Tank Containers.

BNSF's superior intermodal network offers speeds faster than the next leading intermodal provider, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).

Individual Railcar

Whether you're shipping one carload or multiple carloads, BNSF's individual railcar service offers you consistent, reliable and cost-effective service. Through this service, you can access the most efficient and fluid rail network in North America directly to/from your facility.

Excellent for multi-truck quantities of commodities such as canned goods, steel, lumber, paper, and more. Easily fit three or more truckloads in a single railcar.

For the movement of consumer goods, BNSF offers several service options to meet your needs. Please select one of the following to learn more:

Intermodal (Trailers, Containers, Temp-Controlled)

>Fast service that meets or exceeds a single-driver truck
>Access to the fastest growing markets in the US

Individual Railcar (Boxcar)

>Excellent for multi-truck quantities
>Easily fit three or more truckloads in a single railcar

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