Inland Market Report
The inland distribution map has changed dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic and is evolving even more rapidly as shippers shift freight among US ports and struggle to manage higher levels of inventory. New distribution points, inland ports, and transportation hubs are emerging under the pressure of e-commerce and the need for integrated first-to-last-mile networks. How do changes in port selection alter inland routes? Where do we need more intermodal yards, chassis, trailers, and trucks? What real estate decisions and trade-offs must shippers make as they try to move ever closer to their customers? This panel will lay out the broad themes and issues.