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Multimodal transport

Transport by more than one means. For instance, in door-to-door transport one might use ground transport for pre-carriage to the port or airport on the seller´s side, main carriage by vessel or air to the arriver point on the buyer´s…

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Multimodal transport document

A document issued or signed by a carrier indicating carriage by more than one means of transportation. For example, a multimodal transport document for a door-to-port shipment with main carriage by vessel might indicate pickup at the place where the…

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Multimodal transport operator (MTO)

A carrier who concludes multimodal transport contracts; i.e., contract involving transport by more than one mode of carriage, and for which MTO accepts liability as a carrier.

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