Thursday, May 4, 2017

New Intermodal Freight Ramp Service for Baltimore

Schneider Boosts Links in Mid Atlantic Region
Shipping News Feature
US – Schneider Intermodal has boosted its capability in the mid-Atlantic region by introducing a ramp service in Baltimore. The new facility allows Schneider to provide customers with more efficient intermodal services by creating additional Mid-Atlantic southbound/northbound lanes previously unavailable in Schneider’s network.

Schneider state that the new ramp will result in improved transit times of up to two days by avoiding the need to go through Philadelphia and Portsmouth, New Hampshire. It will also provide favourable weekend accessibility. Jim Filter, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Schneider Intermodal, said:

“We saw a need for increased capacity and more efficient options in the Mid-Atlantic region. Adding the Baltimore ramp to our already extensive network helps meet that demand as we continue to provide shippers with cost-effective, reliable and efficient shipping services.”

Schneider will now offer intermodal direct rail/road links for customers between Baltimore to 10 US ramps and two Mexico ramps:

  • Chicago
  • Jacksonville, Florida
  • Winter Haven, Florida
  • Seattle
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Stockton, California
  • San Bernardino, California
  • Los Angeles
  • St. Louis
  • Savannah, Georgia
  • Monterrey, Mexico
  • Toluca, Mexico