Monday, July 13, 2009

From NS, UP: Faster, safer refrigerated trailer service

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Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific announced Monday the launch of new expedited intermodal service between Los Angeles and Atlantafor refrigerated trailer shippers.

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They said the new service, the fastest East-West service available, offers shippers the option of having their refrigeration units serviced in El Paso, Tex., "significantly reducing the of protective service failure during transit."

"New rail customers will find this premier service a seamless shift from over-the-road transportation by providing truck-like speed (more than 500 miles per day) and reliability," said the announcement.

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