Intermodal shipping is a way that you can move your freight using different modes of transportation. This can mean having trucks take your containers to a sea port then using a ship to move your goods overseas. This could also mean having trucks carry your freight to a rail station, followed by moving your goods across country by train where a truck will pick them up and deliver them to their final destination. Regardless of your specific needs, intermodal shipping is a great way to move goods. Here are some things that you should know about using intermodal shipping. Continue reading
When shipping using a variety of forms of transportation, you may have run into the terms intermodal and multimodal. Sometimes these terms are incorrectly used interchangeably.
When using a Transloading service like Cratex Group, understanding the difference and communicating your wants properly to your shipping agents can help alleviate any misunderstandings.
Let us take a look at the difference between intermodal shipping and multimodal shipping.