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Sunburst Truck Lines is a premier intermodal freight handler serving the greater Houston, Dallas, and Fort Worth areas of Texas as well as Savannah, GA – and beyond.
This program provides drivers with fair pay, annual safety training, career-long relationships, sign-on and referral bonuses, vacation incentives, the ability to be home every night, and most importantly, respect. You can read more about it here.
In a nutshell, Owner/Operators are their own business but contract out their services to trucking companies. Whereas a company driver is an employee, and their expenses are handled by the company. You can read more about the differences here.
Intermodal shipping is one that uses two or more modes of transportation when delivering cargo containers to and from their final destination. For example, a truck might carry a shipping container from a port to a train terminal, and then it’s loaded onto another truck that delivers it to its final destination.
Drayage services are when a company transports freight from a port to a destination, such as a warehouse.
One of the most significant environmental benefits of intermodal shipping is the reduction in emissions per ton-mile compared to traditional long-haul trucking. You can read more about the environmental benefits of intermodal shipping here.
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