You gotta know when to hold ’em, when to fold ‘em

Anyone who’s been to an intermodal port or seen the container ships that serve them knows there is no shortage of big colored boxes being stacked like giant Lego walls. They’re also shuffled all over the place, too often empty due to global imbalances in world trade. That deadhead costs the industry $7 billion a year, experts say. The Wall Street Journal reports, with an enviable headline, “Foldable Shipping Containers Try to Stack Up,” on a ...

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Survey: Intermodal transport gains

Intermodal transport increased market share against trucks in the fourth quarter of 2009, reaching a new high.

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South Pole ice roads redux

More pictures from South African Antarctic research expedition -- now that's extreme intermodal.

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