This year’s report is the third in this series and follows on from the reports on European intermodal rail/road transport in 2005 and 2007. It provides an updated description and quantification of the intermodal transport market, with particular focus on 2009, and an insight into how the intermodal industry coped with the turbulence of the recent global economic crisis. The report also presents the expectations of intermodal service providers concerning the short- and medium-term evolution of the industry. For this purpose, KombiConsult and K+P Transport Consultants conducted a comprehensive survey among intermodal service providers. The results of this investigation are conveyed in the following five chapters.