The Cargo Industry is still an expanding market. The need for a comprehensive logistics systems in transportation, communications and information sector, continues to grow. Freight forwarding services alone are no longer sufficient, special deals are to be initiated on regular intervals to lure the customers to maintain them on permanent status, especially to cater to the increasing needs of seasonal vendors.
This is with the object to provide most economical, smooth, reliable and speedy carriage of shipments to various destinations on selected mode of transport which must not only ensure hassle-free service but should render sizable savings in the freight expenses. This vital information of costing must arrive to the shipper well in advance to make proper planning in co-ordination with logistic company.
This is essential in order to ascertain reliable and timely transportation scheduling and delivery throughout the logistic-chain, from the shipper to the consignee.
The cargo market demands a global solution and network linking all four modes of transportation i.e. (a) Air (b) Road (c) Rail & (d)Sea.
Multimodal Transport can be viewed as the chain that interconnects different links or modes of transport -air, sea, and land into one complete process that ensures an efficient and cost-effective door-to-door movement of goods under the responsibility of a single transport operator.