5 Reasons You Should Ship By Train

Posted on January 22, 2020

Shipping By Train

shipping by trainShipping and receiving goods has grown in leaps and bounds, especially in the last five years. Big businesses such as Amazon have come alongside firms like yours and offer a wide range of goods to consumers. This, in turn, has increased demand, so it’s only natural that the shipping industry would look for additional ways to get your goods from point A to point B.

For all manner of heavy cargo, equipment and inventory that your company needs transported, shipping by train is the answer.You may think that transportation by train has gone the way of letter-writing. In fact, it is bigger and better than ever before, thanks to logistics and companies like Quality Warehouse.

Whether you are shipping food or perishables, electronics, furniture, heavy equipment, or other industrial goods, our freight shipping options handles all of them. Technology has progressed, but moving your supplies from one place to another by train has not gone out of style.

Here are the 5 Reasons:

  1. Save Money
  2. Custom Solutions
  3. Environmentally Friendly
  4. Easy To Track
  5. Logistics

It makes good sense and here is why:

  1. Save money

Using freight shipping easily eliminates the use of commercial gas as shipping by train does not require filling up at the gas station. Rail transportation is economical. It can transport your goods long distances without requiring the same fuel that delivery trucks and tractor trailers use.

  1. We offer custom solutions

Most shipping companies will ship your goods according to their shipping schedules because of their pre-designed shipping strategies. Their routes are already planned. Your products will be shipped on their schedule, not yours.

With shipping by train, your freight management company does its best to work within your parameters, so that your supplies will be delivered promptly. Freight shipping is very business-centric; we go out of our way to get it right the first time so you will come back and use us again.

  1. Environmentally friendly

If your company is proud of how it has decreased its carbon footprint, shipping by train is perfect for your business. When goods are shipped by train, there is less of an environmental impact than the same items transported by truck.

Just think fuel efficiency. Add to that the fact that freight transportation doesn’t clog up the highways. Gridlock adds to public substructure maintenance costs. Shipping by train isn’t slowed by bad weather or accidents on the road.

  1. Shipments are easy to track

When you decide shipping by train is for you, your products will be shipped in containers that are grouped and tracked easily from when they are in-transit, to pick-up, stop-offs, and delivery. All of your supplies are carefully organized and labeled so each delivery is successful. You can ship more product at once.

  1. Logistics will get it there

Technology has paved the way to getting your goods where they need to be easily and without delay. The freight industry has moved into a digital age that allows for shippers like us to use door to door logistics to plan, arrange and facilitate the transportation of all goods reliably and effectively. Today, product shipping is in the highest demand it has ever been. If your company depends on getting it there quickly and safely, get in touch with us.

Don’t rely on just anyone for your business’s transportation. Quality Warehouse makes you stronger, gaining you significant cost savings and efficiency gains. Our facility is serviced by the Raritan Central Railroad, which offers direct service to all major railroads. For more info, please call us today.