DC Velocity has reported that "FedEx Corp.'s freight unit will use rail intermodal service for the first time when it rolls out its revamped less-than-truckload (LTL) operation on Jan. 31.

    William D. Logue, president and CEO of FedEx Freight, said the division will use intermodal to support its new "economy" service, where shipments will move in transit times of three days or more, regardless of the length of haul. The economy service is one of two new offerings; the other, called "priority," is designed for more time-sensitive shipments that must reach their destination in two days." Read more!