Intermodal Containerization in the MAGTF.
MARINE CORPS WASHINGTON DC
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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.
- Surface Transportation and Equipment