The main actors, the professional actors carriers, shippers and other agents and the public authorities are introduced, and their behaviour and interactions are clarified. Please login through your library system or with your personal username and password on the. These trends have been made possible by the development of a worldwide and integrated telecommunications network, whose unequal presence dictates the capabilities of places and communities to be connected to the global economy. The transport of freight is presented as a system, mixing empirics and theory, showing how transport itself functions and also its strong influence on the modern economy, with a growing volume of production, turnover and employment. As such, the emerging programmatic planning approach provides an interesting avenue for further research.
Author by : Tham Siew Yean Languange : en Publisher by : Flipside Digital Content Company Inc. Section I focuses on green freight transport policies for air and marine ports. Consequently, many global freight topics such as competing routes between Asia and the West, intercontinental freight traffic, and globalization in general are mostly absent. Particular assumptions that we have made are highlighted throughout. Sustainable Solutions for Freight Transport William R. To address these concerns effectively, organisations and their citizens employees must become innovative in the way they develop and manufacture products, offer services and conduct business. Series: Transport Economics, Management, and Policy.
These original contributions synthesize existing knowledge, highlight new developments, problems and possible solutions, and underscore the need for further research. The worldwide movement of freight has emerged as one of the most critical and dynamic aspects of the transport sector. Evaluating companies´ customer orientation and analyzing container shipping dimensions in the market of transport and logistics is a highly complex task, especially in the times of the changes in the market. Consequently, the traditional environmental argument to justify this alternative must be used carefully. Moreover, significant continued growth of global freight is expected in the long term.
The change in the freight accessibility map of the United States to foreign markets that can be ascribed to intermodal infrastructures and operations has so far not been studied. Nevertheless, refrigerated transport is a growing industry due to an increasing demand among consumers for goods that were previously only a fraction of the market. Taken together these changes may have been felt in some changes in the location of logistics services. An analysis of the model reveals three production environment characteristics in which inventory policies are most significantly affected by changes in energy cost: heavy product weight, high regular product demand or high emergency product demand. In a first step, the intermodal transport cost alterations for the above-mentioned three scenarios are calculated. It will also strongly appeal to those with an interest in the future of freight transport.
These original contributions synthesize existing knowledge, highlight new developments, problems and possible solutions, and underscore the need for further research. Anthony Beresfore, International Journal of Maritime History Globalization is a fashionable issue. Jobs in this activity have been expanding recently. This book provides numerous examples and case studies of real-world scenarios from around the world, making it useful for both practitioners and researchers involved in urban transport and logistics planning. Requirements for the implementation of intermodal innovations are also prescribed, and policies needed to improve competitiveness are outlined.
If you are authenticated and think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian. For smaller cities that effort will be more effective where there is established road, rail or airport infrastructure. The transport of freight is presented as a system, mixing empirics and theory, showing how transport itself functions and also its strong influence on the modern economy, with a growing volume of production, turnover and employment. You can help adding them by using. Examining the issues from four critical perspectives intermodality, e-commerce and technology, logistics, and sustainability Globalized Freight Transport captures the concern for the viability of freight systems and the ways they are impacting the global economy. Its comprehensive coverage supplies the foundation for examining transport and logistics systems in urban areas from the viewpoint of safety and security considerations on human life. Author by : Moshe E.
All these topics are ripe for research from both theoretical and methodological perspectives. A further finding of the paper is that from agricultural or industrial production of biomass through to consumption and industrial use of biomass, the accounting issues surrounding biomass production and use are essential to determining its un- sustainability. Despite this, services liberalization has progressed slowly compared to goods liberalization both at the multilateral and the regional levels. There are many reasons why the growth of refrigerated transport is showing no signs of letting up. It is uncommon that country pairs would be directly connected by shipping services.
It must be stressed this is a conceptual paper only, the data has not been collected yet; therefore, there is no conclusion on the research. This volume, written by an international cast of eminent regional scientists, provides new tools for analyzing the enormous changes in regional economies due to globalization. The forthcoming research characterises and analyses the key market players shipping lines , their customer service policy together with the implications the container transport bottlenecks have for the market in the Czech Republic with customer orientation being one of these. Today, there is widespread consensus about the notable, yet simultaneously growing, negative environmental impacts generated by the transportation sector. This comprehensive range of topics will attract a broad audience including academics, researchers, policymakers and practitioners involved in the design and development of freight transport systems.
Reviewing the trends and planning issues arising, several normative models of airport spaces are identified and discussed in relation to sustainable development objectives. Theo Notteboom, Journal of Transport Geography This book explores the great challenge of increasing the scope of intermodal freight transport. Globalized Trade and Logistics: North American Perspectives Jean Paul Rodrigue and Markus Hesse 5. Many factors contributing to the performance and competitiveness of intermodal freight transport are explored, from technological and organisational innovations through to institutional settings and policy frameworks. This book aims to improve knowledge in this area by recognizing and evaluating the problems within the urban freight transport system. However, there are many medical, and pharmaceutical goods that also require temperature sensitive settings to maintain value.