Sometimes, the way of combined transportation has the complicated formalities.
The two sides agreed to employ "combined transportation" to ship the goods.
Since there is no direct vessel, we have to arrange multimodal combined transport by rail and sea.
I don't like this kind of combined transportation.
It's easy to cause a delay in shipment or even lose the goods completely when we arrange such combined transport.
It's simpler and cheaper for both of us to arrange multimodal combined transport.
Insurance covers both sea and overland transportation.
If the goods are to be transshipped from one means of transportation to another during the course of the entire voyage, it's called "combined transport".
Words and Phrases
Train-Air-Truck (TAT;TA) “陆-空-陆”联运;或“陆空联运”
combined transportation 联运
Combined Transport Documents (CTD) 联合运输单据
multimodal combined 联运，多式联运
through B/L 联运提单
through transport 联运
direct vessel 直达船只
entire voyage 整个运输过程中