Use of more than one mode of transportation to move product from shipper to receiver; e.g., placing truck trailers loaded with commodities on rail flatcars for cross country movement.

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  • intermodal — ● intermodal, intermodale, intermodaux adjectif Qui met en jeu plusieurs moyens de transport différents : Gare intermodale. ● intermodal, intermodale, intermodaux (expressions) adjectif Transfert intermodal, transfert d une information… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • intermodal — (adj.) 1963, from INTER (Cf. inter ) + MODAL (Cf. modal) …   Etymology dictionary

  • intermodal — adj. 2 g. Relativo ao sistema de transportes que possibilita a utilização, durante um percurso, de mais do que um modo ou meio de transporte.   ‣ Etimologia: inter + modal …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • intermodal — The use of two or more modes of transportation to move mail from origin to destination. (Also see interline movement) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • intermodal — [in΄tər mōd′ l] adj. of or pertaining to the conveyance of freight or passengers by more than one carrier or mode of transportation in a single journey …   English World dictionary

  • intermodal — adjective Date: 1963 1. being or involving transportation by more than one form of carrier during a single journey 2. used for intermodal transport …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • intermodal — adjective Relating to more than one mode of transport. For example, a station which provides transfers between buses and trains could be described as intermodal …   Wiktionary

  • intermodal — ¦intə(r)¦mōdəl adjective Etymology: inter + mode (I) + al 1. : being or involving transportation by more than one form of carrier during a single journey 2. : used for intermodal transportation …   Useful english dictionary

  • intermodal — Type of international freight system that permits transshipping among sea, highway, rail, and air modes of transportation through use of American National Standards Institute and International Organization for Standardization containers, line… …   Military dictionary

  • Intermodal — Das Wort Intermodalität bezeichnet: in der Psychologie Wahrnehmungsinhalte verbinden zu können, siehe Intermodalität (Psychologie) im Verkehrswesen die Verwendung mehrerer Verkehrsmittel: den kombinierten Güterverkehr, siehe Kombinierter Verkehr… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • intermodal — intermodalism, n. /in teuhr mohd l/, adj. Transp. pertaining to or suitable for transportation involving more than one form of carrier, as truck and rail, or truck, ship, and rail. Also, multimodal. Cf. bimodal (def. 2). [1960 65; INTER + MODAL]… …   Universalium

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