The Power of Intermodal Transportation

May 31, 2023
Container ship approaching cargo cranes at the Port of MiamiMiamiFlorida with downtown Miami skyline in the background.

Unlocking the Potential of Intermodal Transportation

The logistics landscape is ever-evolving, and in the face of increased complexity and environmental concerns, businesses are focusing on more flexible, scalable, and sustainable solutions. One such solution that has gained significant attention is intermodal transportation—a strategy that combines the strengths of multiple modes of transport, primarily rail and trucking.

Intermodal transportation offers several benefits, key among them being cost-efficiency and flexibility. By seamlessly switching between rail and trucking, businesses can leverage the strengths of each— fuel-efficient rail for the long haul and trucking for the final mile delivery. This not only reduces the overall freight cost but also offers greater ability to adapt to changing market conditions and demands.

The STG Advantage in Intermodal Logistics

With over 30 years of experience in the logistics industry, STG Logistics has honed its intermodal transportation capabilities to provide top-notch services to businesses across the globe. Our extensive network, strong partnerships with rail providers and drayage operators, and team of seasoned experts, all work together to ensure a seamless and efficient flow from port to door, offering you reliable and flexible transport solutions.

On March 25th, 2022, our strategic acquisition allowed us to bring intermodal in-house, adding people, terminals, technology and our own private fleet of 53′ containers to offer a single provider solution. STG can now handle the entire domestic shipment life cycle beginning with US arrival through to final delivery.

Our services go beyond just combining rail and trucking. At STG, we believe in harnessing the power of technology to drive efficiency. Our cutting-edge technology platform, STG Edge, enables real-time tracking, seamless integration, and data-driven decision-making, further enhancing the reliability and performance of our intermodal services.

Driving Efficiency and Sustainability with STG’s Intermodal Solutions

In addition to cost-efficiency and improved supply chain performance, STG’s intermodal solutions also contribute to environmental sustainability. Rail transportation is significantly more fuel-efficient than trucking, leading to reduced carbon emissions. By shifting a substantial part of the journey to rail, we can cut down on greenhouse gas emissions, making your supply chain greener and more sustainable and contributing towards meeting environmental goals that may be a part of ESG initiatives.

At STG Logistics, we’re dedicated to delivering high-quality intermodal services that not only meet your needs but also align with your sustainability goals. By choosing us as your intermodal transportation partner, you can unlock a wealth of benefits that drive business growth while reducing your environmental footprint.