Freight railroads support bottleneck relief at port terminals

A photograph of a train hauling intermodal containers.

The U.S. freight rail industry is praising public and private measures encouraging supply chain partners to adopt operational practices that are 24 hours a day, seven days a week in order to relieve bottlenecks in the supply chain.

“Railroads have long been 24/7 operations and have remained a resilient, vital part of keeping goods moving across the nation during this challenging time,” said Ian Jefferies, president of the Association of American Railroads.

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