Intermodal freight is a model that occurs when modes of multiple freight are used and without handling in any way into unloading address specified within the used equipment of shipments.
The main advantages of intermodal freight are as follows;
- Railway, Ro-Ro and Road integration used in intermodal freight and an ecological freight model that reduces carbon dioxide emissions are presented,
- Due to the preferred modes of freight, the service, which is unaffected by adverse weather conditions, border densities and instantaneous increases in oil prices, is presented,
- Intermodal freight performs services creating a competitive and cost-effective opportunity thanks to the availability of railway and Ro-Ro integration of the equipment used.
- Intermodal freight provides faster service when compared to sea-freight, same-transit time when compared to road, and service removing issues such as transit densities and cemt.