Borderlands Mexico: DP World launches Mexico-to-US intermodal rail service

May 21, 2024


Global container terminal operator DP World is launching an intermodal service to transport finished vehicles by rail from Mexico to the United States and Canada.

The company said it will implement an industry-first solution based on using 53-foot intermodal containers with racking systems to transport finished vehicles by rail beginning June 1.

DP World’s “cars in containers” service arrives as North America’s automotive logistics sector faces shortages in roll-on/roll-off and multilevel railcar capacity, officials said.

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