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Intermodal transport: Finding the best route

Intermodal transportation integrates road, rail, short and deep sea shipping, as well as inland waterway shipping, to determine the optimal route from a variety of possibilities. The purpose is to deliver the best freight rate and transit time possible.

Going intermodal

Going intermodal

Since 1991, Rhenus has been organizing intermodal container shipments to Central Asia. Today, we offer a variety of gateways to the region based on your preferred mode of transportation, cargo specifications, customs clearance, transportation equipment, and final delivery destination. We provide door-to-door services on each route, backed up where necessary by in-house forwarding and the use of our own assets, such as our own container and vehicle fleet.

Our intermodal solutions for your shipments

  • Door-to-door transport
  • Multiple-carrier concept for better lead times and greater capacities
  • One point of contact for your entire supply chain
  • Control tower operations
  • Safe and secure modes of transport
  • Wide geographical coverage
  • Own assets (containers, vehicle fleet)
  • Diverse range of routing options and transport modes
  • A carrier-operating mentality, i.e. an entrepreneurial approach to building services and products
  • An extensive global service network
  • A strong focus on quality and HSE

Tried and true benefits

We offer you absolute flexibility in terms of cargo solutions, including transport modes and entry points.

To achieve this, we focus our customer approach on:

  • Creating a connected dialogue with all stakeholders involved
  • Aligning our services with your needs and requirements
  • Matching our performance to your expectations
  • Responding to changes in a smart and constructive manner


This way, we can provide constant and compliant performance, irrespective of changes within your strategy or business environment.

Rhenus locations in Malaysia