What is Intermodal Transportation?


Unlike transmodaltransportation, where the movements of goods remain within a single mode of transport, intermodal transportation relies on items being moved from one transport system to another. In Australia, intermodal transportation is commonly referred to as containerised freight, whereby intermodal containers can be used on ocean-going vessels, rail networks and on road trucks. Since the middle of twentieth century, global efforts have been made to integrate what were previously discrete transport networks into an intermodal one.

28 November 2016

How to Benefit Fully from Your Customs Broker


Customs brokers are very important for anyone engaged in international trade because they save you from so many hassles such as the need to keep abreast of all the changes to customs regulations. This article discusses some items you can include in the agreement you sign with him or her so that you can get the best out of the customs broker you have engaged. Round the Clock Support Many issues can come up as your goods are being shipped to another country.

16 September 2015