Intermodal Container and Trailer Loading Methods
Though established test procedures the Damage Prevention and Loading Services group develops successful loading methods and evaluates new materials to prevent freight damage and ensure safe movement. The Damage Prevention and Freight Claim Committee reviews and approves all new intermodal container and trailer loading methods and materials for intermodal rail service prior to publication.
DPLS publications are available for free download.
For General Information Bulletins and Pneumatic Dunnage Product Verification List please reference Closed Car Loading Publications.
Flexitank Loading Information
Flexitanks that have successfully completed rail impact testing and simulation or field testing are review by the Damage Prevention and Freight Claim Committee and may receive conditional approval. Rail carriers must be contacted for individual approval prior to any shipments.
Contact email@example.com for further information.
Archived Intermodal Loading Publications
Publications that have been archived are available on request – contact firstname.lastname@example.org