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Maritime Logistics: Contemporary Issues
     

Maritime Logistics: Contemporary Issues

by Dong-Wook Song (Editor), Photis Panayides (Editor)
 

Contemporary practice and scientific innovation consider the logistics aspects of shipping and seaport operations as one of the most important areas for future development of competitive advantages in business and for study and research.

This book is the first of its kind, adopting the innovative approach of dealing with the overlap between shipping, ports and

Overview

Contemporary practice and scientific innovation consider the logistics aspects of shipping and seaport operations as one of the most important areas for future development of competitive advantages in business and for study and research.

This book is the first of its kind, adopting the innovative approach of dealing with the overlap between shipping, ports and logistics and covering the current issues having a significant impact on the industry. It brings together leading authorities in the field to consider for the first time maritime logistics, and in doing so it defines the area, registers its boundaries and contributes to its development.

Contributions cover holistically a broad range of major topics at the forefront of practice, research and scholarship in the shipping and port industry in terms of its relevance to logistics management.

Topics include: CSR aspects of maritime logistics; green, sustainable and environmental issues in maritime logistics; network development of shipping and ports as major players in the industry; security aspects of maritime logistics and supply chains; IT in maritime logistics; and supply chain oriented ports and their performance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780523408
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Publication date:
01/12/2012
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)

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