Going intermodal

Brice, Andy
September 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;9/10/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 9, p19
Trade Publication
The article reports that the European Commission's (EU) 2001 white paper has proposed wholesale change for its transport policy. The Commission, which is keen to restrict the growth of road haulage to 38% between 1998 and 2010, has introduced road taxes and tolls. Intermodal transport was the central point in the white paper released by the EU. Intermodal transport allows cargoes to be quickly switched between the various modes of transport, with payloads greater than conventional containers.


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