Multimodal Transport Rules
Multimodal operations has become a major means of transport in international trade. Yet surprisingly, its risks and responsibilities are not well understood in the business and legal communities.
This book offers insight into the complex legal regimes governing multimodal transport and the equally subtle commercial influences operating in the market for multimodal services. Since 1973, the international community has fashioned three sets of Multimodal Rules. In this book, the authors analyse their application and compare their operation in a variety of typical situations.
Multimodal Transport Rules provides needed information about the Multimodal Rules for traffic managers, logistics service providers, multimodal operators, carriers and other transport executives, and their legal advisors. It details the liabilities that may be incurred under the alternative rules and provides the facts needed to make informed decisions about managing risks in multimodal contracts. The book sheds light on a complex system and provides a clear picture of the commercial risks and legal responsibilities involved in modern multimodal transport operations.