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The process of exchanging cargo containers or trailers between different modes of transportation.

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What does Interchange mean?

In the context of shipping, interchange refers to the process of exchanging cargo containers between different modes of transportation, such as between a truck and a train or between a ship and a truck. Interchange involves the transfer of containers from one carrier to another carrier or from one mode of transportation to another. This process allows cargo to move more efficiently and seamlessly between different transportation modes, reducing transit times and costs. 

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