Railroads play a crucial role in the Eurasian ITCs. Because of the speed and reliability of deliveries it provides, railway transportation is starting to compete with shipment by sea (advantage of speed) and air (advantage of cost). The competition with alternative routes has to be taken into account, whereas the strategy should be built around the available advantages of the existing routes and the complementary nature of others.
After unforeseen and sudden events in the world in recent years, security has become a key aspect in business. In this context, intermodal transport is being increasingly talked about. Particularly in Poland, where it has huge development potential.