Intermodal transport.

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International Transport Forum, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development , [Paris]
Containerization -- Turkey, Transportation -- Turkey, intermodal transport
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Turkey"s continuing economic expansion depends on the diversification of its transport modes and especially on the development of efficient multimodal services. It"s role as a hub for Europe, Asia, and the Middle East and as a facilitator of global exchange will be enhanced with a strategy and measures to support a range of intermodal logistic and transport services. This work analyzes the current situation and sets forth some of the actions and policies needed to stimulate the development of a truly multimodal transport system.--Publisher"s description.

ContributionsInternational Transport Forum., Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development., SourceOECD (Online service)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE268.25 .I57 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination194 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23718107M
ISBN 10928210222X
ISBN 139789282102220
LC Control Number2009470835

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Rickard Bergqvist is Professor in Logistics and Transport Economics and Head of the Graduate School at the School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg University, Sweden. Their co-authored book, Intermodal Freight Terminals: A Life Cycle Governance Framework, will be published by Routledge in Brand: CRC Press.

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This is placed into context with reference to developments in North America and. Applying sophisticated management techniques to freight transport offers the potential for significant cost savings as well as greater efficiency.

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Yet the inherent complexity of intermodal transport presents many practical textbook on the operations of intermodal transport and logist. Intermodal freight transport involves the transportation of freight in an intermodal container or vehicle, using multiple modes of transportation (e.g., rail, ship, and truck), without any handling of the freight itself when changing method reduces cargo handling, and so improves security, reduces damage and loss, and allows freight to be transported faster.

Book Description. 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.

Intermodal is the use of two modes of freight, such as truck and rail, to transport goods from shipper to consignee.

The intermodal process usually begins with a container being moved by a truck to a rail, then back to a truck to complete the process. There are about 25 million containers moved via intermodal shipping each year.

Intermodal Transport Chain. Four major functions define an intermodal transport chain: Composition. The process of assembling and consolidating freight at a terminal that offers an intermodal interface between a local/regional distribution system and a national/international distribution system.

It is commonly referred to as the “first mile”. 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 by: 1.

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The event provides an invaluable industry forum, bringing together high-quality speakers and key exhibitors. 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 Brand: Taylor And Francis.

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In view of the current dominant role of road transport and the increasing difficulties in coping with growing number of vehicles in an efficient and sustainable way, intermodal freight transport could be considered a viable alternative.

However, the book. The intermodal container is one of the most important contributors to the global economy. Without it, commerce would not flow as easily.

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Intermodal Freight Transport David Lowe 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.

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