Advantages of Rail Transport

Seeking ways to lower your transportation costs? Determining the advantages of rail transport could put your company on the right track! 

From fragile and perishable goods to dangerous or oversized items and everything in between, AIT has designed superior global supply chain solutions since 1979 for a broad range of industries. 

Using a similar process to ocean freight, rail transport is ideal for long distance travel and transport of bulky goods which are not easily transported by motor vehicles. As an all-encompassing transportation and logistics provider with decades of experience, AIT Worldwide Logistics is available to walk through the advantages of rail transport for your company, including: 

  • A reduced carbon footprint
  • Lower fuel expenses
  • Decreased total transportation costs
  • No handling during transit

Advantages of rail transport through AIT also include enhanced communication and complete shipment visibility thanks to a proprietary online platform called MyAIT. Users can generate quotes, set up shipments, track physical and virtual inventory, manage purchase orders and integrate data – 24/7/365 from anywhere in the world. 

Ready to see if your business could benefit from rail shipments? Contact an AIT operations expert to discuss the advantages of rail transport and your specific requirements, or find a location near you.

AIT has a robust global logistics network, with more than 50 offices worldwide.

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