Intermodal Freight Transportation
  • Release Date : 15 November 2019
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Categories : Transportation
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128144640
  • ISBN 10 : 0128144645
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Synopsis : Intermodal Freight Transportation written by Vasco Reis, published by Elsevier which was released on 15 November 2019. Download Intermodal Freight Transportation Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. 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 customs, as well as the demand for freight transport services and the key properties of goods. Readers will find a variety of new tools for analyzing and building effective transport chains that addresses component technology, information, responsibility, and financing dimension, along with sections on key organizational, regulatory, infrastructure and technological barriers. The book concludes with a look into the future of the freight transport sector. Presents a step-by-step approach that introduces key topics for understanding efficient intermodal transportation Focuses on the concept of fitness between the modes of transport profiles Contains numerous, real-world case studies throughout Examines performance metrics