Intermodal services offer container drayage and delivery for U.S. importers and exporters including Beneficial Cargo Owners (BCO), freight forwarders, and steamship lines.

To get a quote for your shipment, you will need to talk with a member of our sales team and provide some additional information:

  1. What are the City and State for the Origin and Destination?
  2. What are the preferred Pickup and Delivery dates?
  3. Is this a live or drop pickup and delivery?
  4. What type of equipment (van, reefer, flatbed, etc.) is required for the shipment?
  5. What is the total weight of the shipment?
  6. Is this a one-time shipment or recurring?  If it is recurring, how often does this shipment need to happen?
  7. Do you have an account with Forward or do you need to create one?
  8. Do you have special requirements? This might include hazardous materials, over-weight shipments, a tarp covering on a Conestoga wagon or inside a trailer, Transportation Worker Identification Certificate, or any other special requirement.
  9. For recurring shipments, please make note of the number of shipments per day and the estimated volume.
  10. For existing customers, please indicate if you have a negotiated Customer Fuel Surcharge per mile / %
  11. If IMDL Steamship Line?
  12. Import/export?
  13. Special requirements
  14. When does this move?
  15. Prefer a 48-hour notice
  16. Will this be a drop and hook or a live unload?
  17. Overweight? Haz? Container Type?
  18. What steamship line is being used?
  19. Are they open to Brokerage if we cannot handle this shipment within our network?

About Intermodal Drayage with Forward Air

Forward Intermodal’s network offers local LTL pick-up and delivery services. We can pick up and deliver from airports and Forward-owned terminals in our system directly to your customer’s door and/or direct from your door to your customer’s door. Our Airport-to-Door (A2D)/Door-to-Airport (D2A) and Door-to-Door (D2D) are cartage services that enable transport of your goods over short distances. Plus, real-time driver tracking, and proof of delivery signatures ensure that you have best-in-class visibility of your critical LTL and linehaul shipments.