Container Trucking, Drayage, Flatbed, Van, Warehousing and Logistics

Professional Service for all your transportation needs

Drayage and Trucking

Last Free Day is never a problem at Rail Direct. If your box is released by 1100 at any Norfolk Port or Railroad pickup is guaranteed or the dray is free.

Founded in 1996 by Larry Sanders, Rail Direct Transportation was established to provide port drayage of intermodal containers. Through our commitment to the port and the industry that we serve our company has grown to become a truly one-stop shop for all of your transportation, logistical and warehousing needs. Our Team of dedicated professionals will ensure that your shipment is handled properly, reaches its destination safely and without delay, and that you are fully updated at every phase.

Our fleet of professional drivers are experienced in every aspect of intermodal logistics. You can be assured that your shipment will be picked up and delivered to its final place of delivery in a timely manner.

Since our inception, Rail Direct Transportation has continuously reinvested in the company with the sole purpose of expanding our service capabilities and offerings thereby strengthening our commitment to our customers and employees alike.

same day pickup

Guaranteed same-day pickup of your intermodal container from any Norfolk Port or Railroad if released by 1100.

hazmat certified

Hazmat Certified and safety first. All of our drivers are trained to safely transport Hazmat and Sensitive Cargo

Fuel Surcharge


For additional information, please contact us at (757) 398-8600 ext 204 for Regional and 202 for Local.

Trucking Rate Request

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

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Chesapeake Shipping Products
Need pallets or just need to offload your pallets?
Turn your surplus pallets
in to cash!

We buy and sell new and recycled pallets of all sizes and grades. We also sell heat-treated pallets for our export customers. For your convenience we provide free pickup and delivery service for all of your pallet needs. Call Buddy Moore at 757-397-2692 or email to arrange delivery for your export shipment or for pickup of your unused surplus pallets.

CSP is part of the Rail Direct family of businesses