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".
We think it necessary to move the articles by way of combined transportation.
Sometimes, combined transportation has 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.