Logistics, Transport and the COVID-19 Crisis Managing and Operating Logistics Processes
Container Logistics and Maritime Transport
Advances in Shipping Data Analysis and Modeling Tracking and Mapping Maritime Flows in the Age of Big Data
By Jacek Woźniak, Wioletta Sylwia Wereda, Bogdan Nogalski
December 06, 2022
Under and post COVID-19 conditions, companies are adapting to smart ways of operating and managing logistics processes to counteract the negative implications of the pandemic. This book offers an analysis and guidance on how to manage these processes, including transport, inventory, operations and ...
By Lijun Tang, Pengfei Zhang
September 26, 2022
This book sheds light on the nature and causes of the issues and challenges in human resources in shipping and proposes fresh recommendations to manage them. It explains the multiple forces at play, including the global regulatory regime, national institutional frameworks, industrial practices, ...
By Daniel Albalate, Albert Gragera
April 29, 2022
Containing some of the most recent and original studies on parking regulation and management from different disciplines, this book offers rigorous analysis from top researchers with a clear intention to deliver policy implications and provide information to the public. The book is organized ...
By Dong-Ping Song
May 06, 2021
This book provides a coherent and systematic view of the key concepts, principles, and techniques in maritime container transport and logistics chains including all the main segments: international maritime trade and logistics, freight logistics, container logistics, vessel logistics, port and ...
By Frédéric Lasserre, Olivier Faury
September 11, 2019
This book considers both the present state of Arctic shipping and possible future trends with reference to the various sectors of maritime transportation: cruise tourism, container traffic and bulk shipping. Ports are analysed as tools that support the strategies of coastal states to foster the ...
By Jeffrey T. Macher, John W. Mayo
April 29, 2019
The passage of the Staggers Rail Act in 1980 led brought a renaissance to the freight rail industry. In the decade following, economists documented the effects of the Act on a variety of important economic metrics including prices, costs, and productivity. Over the preceding years, and with the ...
By César Ducruet
April 27, 2018
Maritime transport is one of the most ancient supports to human interactions across history and it still supports more than 90% of world trade volumes today. The changing connectivity of maritime networks is of crucial importance to port, transport, and economic development and planning. The way ...
By Jason Monios, Gordon Wilmsmeier
December 06, 2017
The central concerns of mobilities research – exploring the broader context and human aspects of movement - are fundamental to an understanding of the maritime freight transport sector. Challenges to the environment, attempts at more sustainable practices, changes in the geoeconomic system, ...
By César Ducruet
November 13, 2017
Shipping flows – maritime ‘footprints’ – remain underexplored in the existing literature despite the crucial importance of freight transport for global trade and economic development. Additionally, decision-makers lack a comprehensive view on how shipping flows can be measured, analyzed, and mapped...
By Eva-Maria Cronrath
July 06, 2017
The air transport industry has high economic impact; it supports more than 60 million jobs worldwide. Since the early years of commercial air travel, passenger numbers have grown tremendously. However, for decades airlines’ financial results have been swinging between profits and losses. The ...
By Daniel Albalate, Germà Bel
August 26, 2016
High-speed Rail (HSR) is a technological transportation advance that has raised the interest of policy makers and researchers worldwide. The study of High-speed Rail is a recent phenomenon but has received increasing attention due to the extension of this mode of transportation around the globe. ...
By Bart Wiegmans, Rob Konings
July 18, 2016
Inland waterways are a host for a mode of transport that is not as visible to the general public or as used as it once was. It is, however, generally perceived to be very important to our freight transport system today, although a closer look into the inland waterway transport system rebuts this ...