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What Is Intermodal Transportation?

Understand how Intermodal Transportation fits into the supply chain

Intermodal transportation is the transportation of freight using a combination of different transportation modes such as land, air or ocean. A combination of transportation modes often provides optimal logistics and delivery solutions. Benefits of utilizing intermodal transportation include a reduction in costs, a more sustainable mode of transportation, a reduction in risk of losing a shipment, the ability to scale operations, and a more efficient, cost-saving way to ship.