Drayage

Your choice of intermodal will be supported by a national drayage network with one of the industry’s best performance records.

Extensive Network

When you move intermodal containers with XPO, you have access to drayage experience on a national scale: over 2,300 owner-operators, with another 25,000 drayage trucks in our carrier network. 

 

The contracted fleet owners and drivers in our network are vetted for the qualities you value most: reliability, safe cargo transport and a strong sense of customer service. 

Seamless Service

XPO drayage specialists will keep you updated with frequent communications that accurately reflect the status of your freight.

 

Your account will be serviced by local customer service personnel who excel at communication. From accurate quotations based on regional pricing, to on-time arrivals, your freight will move seamlessly to and from ramps and ports.

 

It's important to us that we earn your loyalty by making sure you receive the best possible service. This is why many of our drayage customer relationships span a decade or more.

Key Capabilities

Terminals at every major US rail ramp and port – 42 sites with secure storage; 10 sites with container handlers for stacking

 

ISO14001 and TWIC compliance – Terminals are independently audited; contractors are trained for regulatory competency

 

Technology and data – GPS and satellite tracking, EDI integration of Rail Optimizer system with your enterprise, warehouse and supply chain management systems

 

Special services – International drayage capabilities, ocean drayage management services and certified hazardous materials handling

 

SmartWay® partner – XPO shares the Environmental Protection Agency’s goal of improving fuel efficiency and reducing carbon emissions

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Advanced Technology

Each year, XPO makes one of the industry's largest investments in technology, with a focus on follow-through.

 

Our proprietary Rail Optimizer system serves as a command center for communication with the ports, rails, drayage operators and shippers. All of our contracted drivers are equipped with advanced in-tractor technology that integrates with our dispatch system, and e-signature devices that document proof of delivery.

 

EDI integration of Rail Optimizer with your business systems provides real-time track and trace, custom KPI reporting, work order management, backup documentation per container, invoicing and reporting through a secure portal.

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