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Problems in Developing Countries

  There are however several problems which developing countries may face in promoting indigenous multimodal transport organizations . 1)   Multimodal transport operations are linked , in the majority of cases with the use of modern transport technologies like containerization ,These technologies are on the whole capital intensive and would require large investment in ship , vehicles , transport equipments , container depots , ports and other inland  transport infrastructure like roads and railways . 2)   At the same time these technologies are labour saving and would give rise to undesirable redundancy of port labour in developing countries where the cargo handling operations are labour intensive . 3)   Indigenous MTOs may face competition from foreign and develop MTOs already operating inb the same routes . 4)   Apart from large investment , international multimodal transport operations will call  for organizing ability as well as marketing and planning expertise of a hig