Frameworks and Policy Applications in Freight and Passenger Transport
Edited by Joseph S. Szyliowicz, Luca Zamparini, Genserik L.L. Reniers and Dawna L. Rhoades
Chapter 2: Challenges for multimodal freight transport
Multimodal transport and especially intermodal transport is continuously developing nowadays. The containerization, globalization and increase of capacities of transport units are trends which not only have an impact on the modes of transport, but also on the security in transport systems. In this chapter the focus will be on the intermodal part of multimodal freight operations. Both the effects of the trends in intermodal transport on the system itself and on the security aspects will be described.
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