Serving the Port of Hampton Roads since 1996

Providing a direct link for all of your distribution needs.

Welcome to Rail Direct Transportation and Logistics

Rail Direct Transportation and Logistics is a full-service transportation company located in Portsmouth, Virginia. Our terminal and warehouse are located within close proximity to the ports and rail yards.

We offer a wide range of transportation services from intermodal drayage to flatbeds, dry vans, transloading/crossdocking, and loading of flat racks and flatbeds.

Chesapeake Shipping Products

Need pallets or just need to offload your pallets?

We sell new and recycled pallets of all sizes and grades. In addition we also sell heat-treated pallets for our export customers. For your convenience we provide pickup and delivery service.

Our Services

Local and regional intermodal trucking
Full range of warehousing services
Sorting and segregation of cargo
Palletizing and stretch wrapping
Blocking, bracing, and crating
Transloading and cross-docking
Over-dimensional and heavy cargo
Complete logistics services

Request a Service Quote

Whether it's across town for same day service or across country, our company will help keep your product moving towards a faster and efficent final delivery.

Trucking Rate Request

Receive a no-obligation quote for container trucking drayage servie of your import/export intermodal containers.

Warehouse Rate Request

Our 40,000 square foot warehouse offers complete services for trans-loading and cross-docking of freight. Contact us for a detailed rate quote.

Logistics Rate Request

We can coordinate and manage your shipments from start-to-finish. Receive a hassle-free quote for our custom logistics and freight brokering services.

Proof-of-Delivery Request

We can provide detailed proof-of-delivery information for any shipment by email, fax, or US Mail. Simply answer a few brief questions to get started.

Track Your Container

View complete tracking details on your shipment through Virginia International Terminals.

Special Announcement

Chassis charges are $33 per day with a 2-day minimum for all Steamship Lines except Evergreen and Mediterranean Lines, no addition charge