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Get help with equipment balance problems.

Norfolk Southern and Thoroughbred Direct Intermodal Services launched the Nor’Easter to help customers in and out of overbalanced markets in the Northeast. The Nor’Easter provides premiere ramp-door-ramp service for private equipment, including trailers.

Drop your load off at NS' Chicago terminal, and NS will handle delivery straight to your customer and return your trailer ready for your next load. With the Nor’easter, you don’t have to worry about stranded drivers or tractors. Handle your business more efficiently, plus:

  • Get premiere service at competitive rates
  • Add load capacity through better driver and tractor utilization
  • Get service to difficult markets
  • Focus on development of head-haul freight opportunities
  • Enjoy full service from origin to destination even if you’re not familiar with traditional intermodal service