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Challenges For Multimode Transport In International Logistics Park: A Case Of Taiwanese Ports

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Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/MT030191

Volume

68

Pages

12

Published

2003

Size

661.54 kb

Author(s)

Y-C. Juang

Abstract

Challenges for multimode transport in international logistics park: a case of Taiwanese ports Y .-C. Juang Department of Shipping Transportation and Management, National Penghu Institute of Technology, Taiwan. Abstract The derived demand of transport depends on the domestic and international trade. The growth of a region is directly dependent on the strength of its external exchanges with other regions. We could consider a bottom-down or a top-up scale of transport system in terms of integrated, co-ordinated, seamless, flexible, reliable and door-to-door service where fragmented transport at the very early stage. Since the revolution of containerisation has passed in the mean time four decades and during age of globalisation it is quite realistic to assume that the transport system of any country is not at the very primitive stage. The growing progression in the use of containers as standardized unit and the creation of joint venture in maritime industry and the trend to Post-Panamax container

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