A single and fully integrated source for your warehouse logistics needs


Rail Direct Transportation operates a 40,000 square foot warehouse and provides Trans-Loading, Cross-Docking and Storage of your import and export shipments. We have Grade Level warehouse entry for loading and unloading of weather sensitive cargo. Your shipments are secure and protected by 24 hour security monitoring and Closed Circuit TV.

Rail Direct Transportation provides our customers with a single and fully integrated source for your warehouse logistics needs. Our experienced and professional staff can assist you with cost-effective solutions to meet your transportation needs.

Rail Direct Transportation can offer a full range of warehouse and logistic services to include:

  • Sorting and segregation of cargo
  • Palletizing and stretch-wrapping
  • Blocking and bracing
  • Crating and uncrating
  • Re-working shifted and overweight loads
  • Transloading, including all types of over-dimensional and heavy cargo
  • Lift capacity up to 40,000 lbs
  • Our transportation department can coordinate timely pick-up and delivery of your cargo to meet your deadlines
  • Linehaul delivery to any U.S. destination
  • Hazmat certified
  • Indoor loading/unloading for weather-sensitive flatbed cargo

Need pallets or just need to offload your pallets?


Chesapeake Shipping Products

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.

Warehouse Gallery

We have a wide range of lift equipment and attachments and can handle the smallest of shipments all the way up to 40,000 Pounds. We can handle most any type of cargo including standard palletized, coil metals, sheet and plate metals, 55 gallon drums and over dimensional cargo. We also handle automobiles and unusual shipments. In 2015 we received and shipped back out an entire carnival - we have handled it all. We can also handle the delivery of containers on our flatbeds or yours to the final place of delivery. We invite you to scroll through our picture gallery and view some of the many loads we have handled over the years.

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Our Partner Facilities

We have complete logistics and warehousing services at our numerous partner facilities located throughout the U.S.

  • Chesapeake, VA (ORF) (Rail Direct owned and operated facility)
  • Linden, NJ (NYC)
  • Boston, MA (BOS)
  • Charleston, SC (CHS)
  • Oakland, CA (OAK)
  • Savannah, GA (SAV)
  • Miami, FL (MIA)
  • Houston, TX (HOU)
  • Los Angeles, CA (LGB)
  • Seattle, WA (SEA)
  • Memphis, TN
  • Chicago, IL
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Portland, OR
  • Memphis, TN (MEM)
  • Chicago, IL (ORD)
  • Jacksonville, FL (JAX)
  • Baltimore, MD (BAL)
  • Portland, OR (POR)
  • Louisville, KY (SDF)