Intermodal Transport Market

Intermodal Transport Market

Global Market Study on Intermodal Transport: Development of Fast Track Systems and Growing Preference from FMCG Industry Catalyzing Market Expansion

  • XPLREP5793

  • September, 2020

  • 300 Pages

  • Retail

Technological Upgradations Coupled with Cost-Effectiveness to Drive the Intermodal Transport Market

As per a report available on XploreMR, the global intermodal transport market is expected to witness an amelioration between 2020 and 2030.

The intermodal transport market is driven by various developments like optical character recognition, high definition video imaging, and biometric identification for promoting efficiency along with maintenance of security and safety. Moreover, railroads these days are into development of automated gate systems, that too, at intermodal ramps. The FMCG sector is also seen preferring intermodal transport due to the eco-friendliness and cost-efficiency involved therein. One of the best examples is Kimberly-Clark. It presses more on utilizing intermodal freight transport as a part of the supply chain.

What’s inside?

The trade worldwide is growing, and the market players are emphasizing on reducing carbon emissions. This is prompted the corporates to go for eco-friendly solutions in almost every business operation. This quest for being environmentally-friendly is catalysing the intermodal transport market.

On the other hand, higher prices of truckload and less capacity on their part have asked shippers to adopt intermodal transport services. Strategic shippers who have elongation of their cargo transits on the cards are likely to ride high on the intermodal transport.

By solution, the intermodal transport market spans fleet management, intermodal dispatch, intermodal terminals, freight security, warehousing, and others. Based on service, it says consulting, managing, and customization services. By mode, the market comprises truck-water, truck-air, truck-rail, and others. By end-user, it states food and beverages, chemicals, construction, industrial and manufacturing, aerospace and defense, healthcare, and others.

Regional-wise Analysis

The global intermodal transport market constitutes North America (Canada, US), Eastern Europe (Russia and Poland), Western Europe (Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Belgium, Nordic countries, Italy, Spain, France, UK, Germany), Asia-Pacific (New Zealand, Australia, ASEAN, Japan, India, China), MEA (North Africa, Southern Africa, GCC), and Latin America (Chile, Peru, Brazil, Mexico, and others).

North America holds the largest market share. This could be attributed to the enhancements in the intermodal shipment visibility coupled with demand on the count of intermodal transport – all from automotive industry. The Asia-Pacific comes in second, East Asia in particular. This region is expected to grow at the fastest pace in the years to come.

Competitive Analysis

The key players in the intermodal transport market include Evans Delivery Company, Inc., Xpo Logistics, Inc., and Yusen Logistics Co, Ltd. The players are emphasizing on strengthening their foothold around the world by resorting to innovation. For example – FedEx Logistics, Inc., in Jun 2020, did make way for essential supply chain services to the hospitals for fighting Covid-19. They did distribute PPE kits to the hospitals in Caribbean and Latin America (all from its logistics facility).

Double-stack cars with purpose-built, automated terminals are another innovation to look out for. Radical changes have been brought about by PSR (precision scheduled railroading).

Intermodal Transport Market - Scope of the Report

XploreMR recently published a new report on the intermodal transport market for the assessment period of 2020-2030. The report offers a close look at the evolving aspects of the intermodal transport market, and insights into the dynamics impacting market growth. It also focuses on key developments in the intermodal transport market. The report includes various macro-and micro-economic factors responsible for a significant impact on the intermodal transport market.

The report on the intermodal transport market extensively focuses on the key trends shaping its growth. Additionally, the included opportunity analysis on intermodal transport market underlines untapped corners for aspiring players. The report on the intermodal transport market also offers a holistic view of the incremental opportunity, which can further help readers make effective decisions for the growth of their businesses.

All stakeholders in the intermodal transport market can rely on the data offered in this report to make critical decisions. Moreover, the information offered in this report also can help new market entrants expand their bases in the intermodal transport market.

The report elaborates on both, historical and current trends shaping the market. The performance journey of the intermodal transport market been drawn and analyzed to make lucrative opportunities in the market evident to readers. The competitive landscape presented in the intermodal transport market report gives a detailed outlook of the profiles of key companies operating in the market, along with their differential strategies and key focus areas.

Intermodal Transport Market: Segmentation

XploreMR’s research study on the global intermodal transport market offers a detailed market taxonomy, wherein, key segments have been discussed in detail. The intermodal transport market is segmented on the basis of solution, vertical, service, type of mode, mode of ownership, and region. Every segment is analyzed in detail, and data pertaining to the growth of each segment has been included in the study.


  • Fleet Management
  • Intermodal Dispatch
  • Freight Security
  • Terminals
  • Warehousing
  • Trucking Software


  • Consumer & Retail
  • Oil & Gas
  • Manufacturing Industry
  • Energy & Utility
  • Mining
  • Aviation
  • Construction
  • Chemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare
  • Food & Beverages
  • Others


  • Managed Services
  • Consulting Services
  • Customization Services

Type of Mode

  • Rail-Road
  • Road-Water
  • Road-Air
  • Others

Mode of Ownership

  • Asset Owned
  • Manufacturers
  • Trade Integrators


  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • South Asia
  • East Asia
  • Oceania
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)

The intermodal transport market research report includes a competitive landscape that provides a dashboard view of the key competitors operating in the market. Some of the market players included in this section are Deutsche Post DHL Group, DB Schenker, FedEx Corporation, DSV Panalpina, Yusen Logistics Co, Ltd., Kuehne + Nagel, XPO Logistics, Inc., Evans Delivery Company, Inc., Hub Group, Swift Transportation Company, GE Transportation, HighJump Software, TMW Systems, Trinium Trucking Systems, and others.

Intermodal Transport Market: Key Questions Answered in Report

The research study on the intermodal transport market offers inclusive insights about the growth of the market in the most comprehensive manner. Key insights offered in the intermodal transport market report answer some of the most salient questions that assist stakeholders in gauging all the emerging possibilities.

  • How is the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic impacting the growth of the intermodal transport market?
  • What are the key trends that are constantly shaping growth of the intermodal transport market?
  • Which are the prominent regions that offer plentiful opportunities for players in the intermodal transport market?
  • What are the differential strategies adopted by key players to hold a significant share in the global intermodal transport market?

Intermodal Transport Market: Research Methodology

A unique and promising research methodology forms the base of the intermodal transport market report for the forecast period. This report has been prepared after comprehensive analysis of market events, and riveting insights have been compiled meticulously. The research methodology for the intermodal transport market is a two-step process, comprising primary and secondary research. Key stakeholders such as suppliers, service providers, and experts of several designations, including executive vice presidents, directors, technical advisors, GM marketing professionals, and sales professionalshave been interviewed. Secondary sources referred to obtain information include investor presentations of manufacturers, World Bank, IMF, and other credible sources.

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