Accession Number:

ADA324707

Title:

Intermodal Containerization in the MAGTF.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MARINE CORPS WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1995-07-14

Pagination or Media Count:

93.0

Abstract:

An intermodal container is an article of transport equipment that meets International Standards Organization ISO standards. Containers are designed to facilitate and optimize the carriage of goods by one or more modes of transportation highway, rail, sea, etc. without intermediate handling of the contents. They are equipped with special features permitting ready handling and transfer from one mode to another. This capability demands standardization for ease of handling. The goal is to make effective use of the large, fast commercial intermodal transportation system available 011 a day-to-day basis that provides a rapid, continuous flow of cargo from shipper to receiver in support of Department of Defense DOD and national security objectives.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE