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Intermodal vs. Multimodal: What is the Difference?


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.
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