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geography of transportation and business logistics

by J. Edwin Becht

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Published by W. C. Brown in Dubuque, Iowa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Transportation -- United States,
    • Business logistics -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 107-109.

      Statement[by] J. Edwin Becht.
      SeriesThe Brown foundations of geography series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE203 .B38
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 118 p.
      Number of Pages118
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5700127M
      ISBN 100697051528
      LC Control Number70118884

      In any industry, the same terminology can be the difference between success or failure. The same is true in transportation terminology and logistics. Whether you are new to the transportation industry, are a seasoned veteran, or just want to better understand transportation terminology, this comprehensive reference guide is for you. journals and in the last year co-edited special issues of the Journal of Transport Geography and Research in Transportation Business and Management. Jason's book Institutional Challenges to Intermodal Transport and Logistics was published in and Intermodal Freight Terminals: A Life Cycle Governance Framework was published in

      Transportation Security is a dynamic and exciting subject of study, with many applications in many fields, including all modes of transportation, logistics, onomics, business, ec environmental studies, and information systems. My goal is to bring theory and applications of transportation security into this course. Doing so can be a real challenge. Logistyx Technologies is the leader in transportation management for parcel shipping, providing an unmatched global multi-carrier network, predictive analytics and full visibility into customer deliveries. Our software boosts parcel shipping efficiencies and other business KPIs for the world’s top manufacturers, retailers and logistics providers.

      Jean-Paul Rodrique, Claude Comtois, and Brian Slack, in their book titled The Geography of Transportation Systems, estimated that logistics accounts for 10 to 15 percent of worldwide Gross. A major resurgence has occurred in transport geography in the wake of political and policy changes, huge transport infrastructure projects and responses to urban traffic congestion. The Journal of Transport Geography is designed to provide a central focus for developments in this .


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Geography of transportation and business logistics by J. Edwin Becht Download PDF EPUB FB2

A comprehensive and accessible introduction to the field transportation geography with a broad overview of its concepts, methods and areas of application. Includes a wide variety of media elements such as maps, figures and PowerPoint presentations.

Get this from a library. A geography of transportation and business logistics. [J Edwin Becht]. Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Professor of Geography at Hofstra University. His research interests cover transportation and economics as they relate to logistics and global freight distribution.

Specific topics include maritime transport systems, global supply chains, gateways and transport corridors. Aug 05,  · A Practical Guide to Transportation and Logistics provides an overview of the key elements of business logistics.

Written in a clear and starightforward style, this new and expanded third edition is a valuable tool for the student and the front-line manager/5(27). Jean-Paul Rodrigue is Professor in the Department of Geography and Global Studies at Hofstra University, New York.

His research interests primarily cover issues related to freight transportation, logistics and globalization, particularly over North America, Latin Cited by: Aimed mainly at an undergraduate audience, it provides an overview of the spatial aspects of transportation and focuses on how the mobility of passengers and freight is linked with geography.

The book is divided into ten chapters, each covering a specific conceptual dimension, including networks, modes, terminals, freight transportation, urban. Jean-Paul Rodrigue is Professor in the Department of Global Studies and Geography at Hofstra University, New York.

Claude Comtois is Professor of Geography at the University of Montreal, Canada, and is affiliated with the Research Centre on Enterprise. transportation system is fundamental to the integrated logistics system. There are innovative ways in which firms are combining transportation and distribution systems to increase their efficiencies in the globally competitive environment.

Though the transportation logistics systems vary with type of product and geographical scope of the market. The transport geography of logistics and freight distribution Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Transport Geography 12(3) · September with 3, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Shipping Network", Research in Transportation Business and Management, Vol. 22, pp. Behrends, S. and J-P Rodrigue () "The Dualism of Urban Freight Distribution: City vs. Suburban Logistics", submitted for publication, Journal of Transport Geography.

Logistics is a $ billion industry in the USA and is the second largest employer of college graduates. Logistics costs account for nearly 30% of the sales dollar, and logistics activities are essential to satisfying the ever- changing customer demand in terms of variety and availability.

What is Transportation and Logistics Management. According to Wikipedia, transportation is defined as the movement of people, animals and goods from one location to another. Modes of transport include air, rail, road, water, cable, pipeline and space.

The field can be. Understanding how mobility is linked with geography is main the purpose of this book. The third edition of The Geography of Transport Systems has been revised and updated to provide an overview of the spatial aspects of transportation.

This text provides greater discussion of security, energy, green logistics, as well as new and updated case.

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Research in Transportation Business & Management welcomes proposals for themed volumes from. A good reverse logistics program generates maximum value from each item returned.

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With over updated photographs, figures and maps, The Geography of Transport Systems presents transportation systems at different scales ranging from global to local and focuses on different. This expanded and revised fourth edition of The Geography of Transport Systems provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the field with a broad overview of its concepts, methods and areas of application.

Aimed mainly at an undergraduate audience, it provides an overview of the spatial aspects of transportation and focuses on how the mobility of passengers and freight is linked. Get this from a library. The geography of urban transportation. [Genevieve Giuliano; Susan Hanson;] -- "A comprehensive update, the fourth edition of this leading text features numerous chapters by new authors addressing the latest trends and topics in the field.

The book presents the foundational. Feb 29,  · Therefore, transportation is the base of efficiency and economy in business logistics and expands other functions of logistics system Transportation-Meaning and Definition 3.

Transportation: An overview • Transportation is the most visible logistic operation (approx % of total Logistics cost) • A good indicator to measure the Economic.Feb 19,  · Logistics basically consist of transfer of goods & materials from one place to another, when place involves geography too!

For delivering goods in time GIS, GPS and other technologies are useful which also helps in learning geography. For trasport.Researchers, professionals, and graduate students in urban regional planning, logistics, transport systems, optimization, supply chain management, business administration, information science, mathematics, and industrial and systems engineering will find the real life and interdisciplinary issues presented in this book informative and useful.