Intermodal Freight Transport and Logistics

Intermodal Freight Transport and Logistics


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498785129
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/07/2017
Pages: 280
Sales rank: 887,119
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jason Monios is Associate Professor in Transport Planning and Geography and Head of the Freight Transport and Logistics group at the Transport Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University, UK. He has co-authored technical reports with UNCTAD and UN-ECLAC and in 2015 he was the expert adviser to the Scottish parliament on their freight transport consultation.

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 2016.

Table of Contents

Introduction to intermodal freight transport and logistics. Operations. Intermodal transport equipment. Rail operations. Barge operations. Road distribution from the intermodal perspective. Intermodal terminal design and operations. The port interface. Frameworks. Intermodal system management and economics. Intermodal logistics. Intermodal transport law. Analysis. Design and modelling of intermodal systems. Operations research and intermodal transport. Environmental aspects of intermodal transport.

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