Michael Zamost

Michael Zamost, Vice President of Intermodal

Michael Zamost is Vice President of Intermodal-Carrier relations at Echo Global Logistics. He joined the company in 2015 as part of Echo’s acquisition of Command Transportation. Prior to the acquisition, Mr. Zamost was the Vice President of Intermodal and Carrier Sales at Command. Mr. Zamost is considered an industry expert on intermodal transportation and serves on advisory boards for the class 1 railroads and Echo’s premier partners. He is a frequent guest lecturer on the topic of intermodal and over-the-road transportation. Mr. Zamost holds a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University.

How to Choose the Best Routing Decision Between Intermodal and Truckload

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How to choose between intermodal and truckload? There are usually multiple ways a shipper can choose to move a load, so selecting the right mode can be difficult. It’s easy for companies to operate out of habit and select the mode they’ve always used without considering other options. It’s the responsibility of logistics professionals to recognize and overcome this type of inertia when that is… Read more

Why You Should Consider Shipping Intermodal

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Why you should consider shipping intermodal? For shipments that aren’t time-sensitive, intermodal rail is a great fit for many shippers. The ideal shipment is 43,500 pounds or less. You can ship a variety of commodities on rail, including food and beverages, electronics, construction equipment, and even chemicals. Air-ride train cars… Read more