Intermodal Freight Transport

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  • Author : David Lowe
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 304 pages
  • ISBN : 1136394656
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Intermodal Freight Transport

Intermodal Freight Transport
  • Author : David Lowe
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 August 2006
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This book provides an introduction to the whole concept of intermodal freight transport, the means of delivering goods using two or more transport modes, recounting both European experience and UK developments and reporting on the extensive political influences on this form of transport. This is placed into context with reference to developments in North America and Asia. Detailed explanations are given of the road and rail vehicles, the loading units and the transfer equipment used in such operations. In particular,

Intermodal Freight Transport and Logistics

Intermodal Freight Transport and Logistics
  • Author : Jason Monios,Rickard Bergqvist
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 14 June 2017
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Applying sophisticated management techniques to freight transport offers the potential for significant cost savings as well as greater efficiency. Yet the inherent complexity of intermodal transport presents many challenges. This practical textbook on the operations of intermodal transport and logistics focuses on the practical concerns and the basics of operations, such as vehicles, containers, handling operations, logistics management and optimisation. All chapters are written by field specialists, and the volume includes additional chapters on economics, law and the environment to

Intermodal Freight Transportation

Intermodal Freight Transportation
  • Author : Vasco Reis,Rosario Macario
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 August 2019
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Intermodal Freight Transportation conceptualizes intermodal transport as a set of physical, logical, financial and contractual flows, examining the barriers that impact intermodal freight services and the resulting performance variables. The book covers transport modes, agents, supply and demand patterns, key drivers, trends influencing the freight transportation sector, the evolution of supply and logistics chains, and the impacts of technological advancements, such as autonomous vehicles and e-commerce. In addition, the book covers transport agents, such as shippers, freight forwarders, integrators, and

The Future of Intermodal Freight Transport

The Future of Intermodal Freight Transport
  • Author : J. W. Konings
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 01 January 2008
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. . . the book will be a valuable resource for students, researchers, policy makers and practitioners. Competition and Regulation in Network Industries The book is well balanced. . . The authors depict the reality of this complex world and identify the right strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Bart Jourquin, European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research . . . the editors and the expert contributors provide a timely overview of the present role and challenges of intermodal freight transport. . . the book will not only be appealing to

Intermodal Freight Transportation

Intermodal Freight Transportation
  • Author : United States. General Accounting Office
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 21 June 1992
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The General Accounting Office (GAO) examined the status and potential benefits of intermodal rail transportation, in which loaded containers or trailers are transferred intact from truck to rail and back to truck. Specifically, GAO (1) examined recent trends in intermodal rail transportation, (2) assessed the prospects for more intermodal cooperation between the rail and trucking industries, (3) identified problems that limit the effectiveness and benefits of intermodal transportation, and (4) considered whether any federal initiatives might be helpful in encouraging intermodal cooperation.

Intermodal Freight Transportation

Intermodal Freight Transportation
  • Author : Gary Smalley
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release : 01 June 1993
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Examines recent trends in intermodal rail transportation; assessed the prospects for more intermodal cooperation between the rail and trucking industries; identified problems that limit the effectiveness and benefits of intermodal transportation, and considered whether any federal initiatives might be helpful in encouraging intermodal cooperation. Charts and tables.

Policy Options for Intermodal Freight Transportation

Policy Options for Intermodal Freight Transportation
  • Author : National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board
  • Publisher : Transportation Research Board
  • Release : 21 June 1998
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Recognizes the importance of freight transportation to the US and that intermodal freight transportation is a major technological and organizational trend affecting the sector's performance. Examining policy options, this report views that public investment in freight facilities is complex and they have been usually financed by the private sector.

Intermodal Freight Transportation

Intermodal Freight Transportation
  • Author : John H. Mahoney
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 21 June 1985
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Intermodality is so broad that it is difficult to encompass all of its aspects in a single volume of reasonable size. Consequently, the author has attempted to touch briefly on as mnay aspects as possible, but has placed greatest emphasis on land-sea and air-surface cargo transfers. Intermodality can be observed from viewpoints of mode, type of cargo, condition of cargo, category of terminal, or combinations and permutations of these viewpoints. Each offers a different perspective to make up the total

Intermodal Freight Transport

Intermodal Freight Transport
  • Author : OECD,Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Intermodal Freight Transport Advisory Group,OECD Staff,OECD. Publishing,Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques,Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Staff
  • Publisher : Organization for Economic
  • Release : 21 June 2021
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This report provides insights into the institutional aspects of intermodal freight transport, examining what makes effective policy.

Institutional Challenges to Intermodal Transport and Logistics

Institutional Challenges to Intermodal Transport and Logistics
  • Author : Jason Monios
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 23 May 2016
GET THIS BOOK Institutional Challenges to Intermodal Transport and Logistics

While the operational realities of intermodal transport are relatively well known, the institutional challenges are less well understood. This book provides an overview of intermodal transport and logistics including the policy background, emerging industry trends and academic approaches. Establishing the three key features of intermodal transport geography as intermodal terminals, inland logistics and hinterland corridors, Jason Monios takes an institutional approach to understanding the difficulties of successful intermodal transport and logistics. Key areas of investigation include the policy and planning