Super reefer rail car service

Super reefer rail car service

Intermodal rail service

Intermodal rail service

Over-the-road truck service

Over-the-road truck service

Transportation Services

Fresh Logistics can help you realize the full potential of rail transport in your overall transportation program. Fresh Logistics utilizes the railroad for long distance transport from Bakersfield, CA to Hodgkins, IL and over-the-road trucks from Hodgkins, IL to all points from the Midwest to the East.

Rail shipments terminate in Hodgkins, IL to minimize the transit time and maximize the reliability of the rail system. A fast and reliable rail transit time creates the opportunity to more fully leverage rail shipments in your overall transportation strategy.

Advantages of rail utilization

  • Trains are 4 times as fuel efficient as trucks in moving freight
  • Trains are easily scaled to absorb seasonal produce shipments
  • Trucks emit 3 times more pollution than a locomotive per Ton mile
  • Consistent cost basis

Long-haul over-the-road truck challenges

  • Equipment capacity
  • Availability of qualified drivers
  • Hours of Service Legislation
  • Seasonal service requirements of fresh produce
  • Peak Summer truck demand drives the truck rates in the Summer months

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