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Intermodal Transport

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Intermodal transport involves the transportation of cargo using multiple methods of transportation (i.e. rail, ship, and truck) without any handling of the cargo itself when the transportation mode changes.

Intermodal transport enhances the economic performance of a transport chain by using modes in the most productive manner. It reduces cargo handling as well as improves security and reduces damages and loss. Intermodal transport allows cargo to be transported more efficiently and thus reduces transportation cost, congestion on the roads, and air emissions.

Project Port: Port of Amsterdam
Participating Ports: In progress
Port Intermodal Strategy – 2013
Intermodal Transport- November 16-18, 2009
Jan Egbertsen
Port of Amsterdam