This edition of Intermodal Freight Transportation catalogues the development of the industry, including important advances which have occurred in the last few years. The book is organized into 13 chapters, and 3 appendices. The chapters cover the following areas: 1. Introduction; 2. How Intermodality Developed in the United States; 3. The Container Revolution; 4. Government Regulation and Deregulation; 5. Intermodal Movements by Rail and Motor Carrier; 6. Intermodal Movements by Air, Water and Bridge Services; 7. Intermodal Through Carriage Documents, Liability Rules and Facilitation; 8. Intermodal Transportation Facilitators; 9. Terminals and Cargo-Handling Equipment; 10. Intermodal Containers; 11. Communications and Information Technologies; 12. Competition; 13. The Future of Intermodalism.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Third Edition. Published jointly by the Eno Transportation Foundation and the Intermodal Association of North America.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Eno Transportation Foundation

    44211 Slatestone Court
    Lansdowne, VA  United States  22075

    Intermodal Association of North America

    7501 Greenway Center Drive, S-720
    Greenbelt, MD  United States  20770-3514
  • Authors:
    • Muller, G
  • Publication Date: 1995


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 297 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00723569
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1996 12:00AM