Definitions for "Intermodal Transportation"
Keywords:  rail, freight, truck, mode, trailer
The use of two or more transportation modes to transport freight; for example, rail to ship to truck.
Transportation that involves the interchange between transportation modes, such as automobiles, mass transit such as buses and railway. Intermodal transportation enables people and goods to be consolidated into larger groups that can be transported at lower costs. In addition to reducing costs, it enables greater logistic flexibility than can also reduce congestion and travel time.
A shipment utilising more than one mode of transport - i.e., a shipment moving in container by water and then rail.