Intermodal options


Know current and future intermodal options and alternatives such as the piggybacking system, the road-rail system, fishy back system, birdyback systems, low body systems or the push-pull cargo sprinter.

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Intermodal options is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Intermodal logistics manager: Intermodal logistics managers manage and oversee commercial and operational aspects of intermodal logistics for an organisation.

Optional knowledge

Intermodal options is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Freight transport dispatcher: Freight transport dispatchers receive and transmit reliable messages, track vehicles and equipment, and record other important information. They oversee the planning operations of dispatching by coordinating different modes of transport. Freight transport dispatchers structure routes or services and determine the appropriate mode of transport. They are also responsible for equipment and vehicle maintenance and workers dispatching. The freight transport dispatchers provide the legal and contractual documentation for the transporting parties.




  1. Intermodal options – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022