It’s that time of year… the time when you power up your trusty laptop and start turning wish lists into reality. But have you ever wondered what it takes to get all those packages delivered to your door? Naturally, it takes a lot of communication and a well-coordinated effort between retailers and transportation providers (oh, and Santa, of course). BNSF and our service partners work hand-in-hand to make sure the cool new tech gadget you bought your dad for Christmas makes it in time to be wrapped and set under the tree.
“The holiday shopping season is as important to the transportation supply chain as it is to the retail sector,” says Joni Casey, president and CEO, Intermodal Association of North America. “Intermodal shipments can more than double for many shippers during this time of year based on the statistics that IANA maintains.” Read more about how BNSF makes sure you get your holiday presents!