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Intermodal transportation

Intermodal

transportation involves more than one form of carrier, as truck and rail, or truck, ship, and rail. Major reasons to use intermodal transportation include cost advantages especially for long distances. Modal combinations can include truck and rail, water and rail, water and truck, and air and truck.

Des Moines International Airport (air-truck intermodal)



Merchants Distribution Services (truck-rail intermodal)