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Intermodal freight transportation.

John H. Mahoney

Intermodal freight transportation.

by John H. Mahoney

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Published by Eno Foundation for Transportation in Westport, Conn .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL19060947M

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The book covers transport modes, agents, supply and demand patterns, key drivers, trends influencing the freight transportation sector, the evolution of. This book provides an introduction to the whole concept of intermodal freight transport, the means of delivering goods using two or more transport modes, recounting both European experience and UK developments and reporting on the extensive political influences on this form of by: 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. @article{osti_, title = {Intermodal freight transportation}, author = {Mahoney, J.H.}, abstractNote = {There has been an acceleration in the development of new intermodal techniques for moving goods in recent years.

This is due primarily to deregulation and computerization. The intermodal system provides shippers with opportunities to save money and improve marketing and distribution. Defining intermodal freight transportation.

Intermodal is the use of two modes of freight, such as truck and rail, to transport goods from shipper to consignee. The intermodal process usually Intermodal freight transportation.

book with a container being moved by a truck to a rail, then back to a truck to complete the process. There are about 25 million containers moved via. This book provides an introduction to the whole concept of intermodal freight transport, the means of delivering goods using two or more transport modes, recounting both European experience and UK developments and reporting on the extensive political influences on this form of transport.

This book provides an introduction to the whole concept of intermodal freight transport, the means of delivering goods using two or more transport modes, recounting both European experience and UK developments and reporting on the extensive political influences on this form of transport.

This is placed into context with reference to developments in North America and ed explanations. Intermodal Freight: Products and raw materials that are placed in a container that can be transported by a variety of vehicles, such as container ships.

Yet the inherent complexity of intermodal transport presents many challenges. This practical textbook on the operations of intermodal transport and logistics focuses on the practical concerns and the basics of operations, such as vehicles, containers, handling operations, logistics management and optimisation.

The book examines numerous critical issues, such as strategies for delivery, logistics and freight transport spatial patterns, urban policy assessment, innovative transportation technologies, urban hubs, and the role factories play in the urban freight transport system.

The book offers a novel conceptual approach for addressing the problems of. Page 8 - Foundation, a widely used source of transportation statistics, the movement of intercity freight by truck reached billion ton-miles inan increase of 32 percent from and 78 percent from Since the Motor Carrier Act of made interstate operating authority for trucking companies easily obtainable, the industry has provided increasingly flexible and reliable.

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Intermodal Freight Transport book. By David Lowe. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 11 August Pub. location : David Lowe. 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 Author: Vasco Reis, Rosario Macario. Applying sophisticated management techniques to freight transport offers the potential for significant cost savings as well as greater efficiency.

Yet the inherent complexity of intermodal transport presents many practical textbook on the operations of intermodal transport and logistics focuses on the practical concerns and the basics of operations, such as vehicles.

Increasingly, freight transport appears as a source of environmental and social costs to its citizens. Intermodal freight transport provides transport for consolidated loads such as containers, swap-bodies and semi trailers by combining at least two modes (European Commisson, ).

Get this from a library. Intermodal freight transportation. [Gerhardt Muller; John H Mahoney] -- This report examines the state-of-the-art for intermodalism. It updates and extends earlier research performed by the late John H. Mahoney and published by the Eno Foundation in The purpose of.

Book Description. This book provides an introduction to the whole concept of intermodal freight transport, the means of delivering goods using two or more transport modes, recounting both European experience and UK developments and reporting on the extensive political influences on this form of transport.

The Intermodal Freight Transportation Market is expected to register a CAGR of % over the forecast period from to As companies evaluate new ways to reduce freight costs and their carbon footprint, alternative transportation mode options should be considered when moving long freight distances.

Define intermodal transportation. Differentiate intermodal transportation between the United States and Europe. Compare shipping impacts before and after government regulation. Explain the impact that standardization of containers has on intermodal transportation.

Evaluate the use of intermodal freight network modeling in transportation planning. This book explores the great challenge of increasing the scope of intermodal freight transport. In view of the current dominant role of road transport and the increasing difficulties in coping with a growing number of vehicles in an efficient and sustainable way, intermodal freight transport could be considered a viable alternative.

As the book is largely kept at an executive and policy level, it is also appealing to practitioners and policy makers the book is a valuable contribution to the study of intermodal freight transport as a new transportation research application field.Intermodal Freight Transport David Lowe This book provides an introduction to the whole concept of intermodal freight transport, the means of delivering goods using two or more transport modes, recounting both European experience and UK developments and reporting on the extensive political influences on this form of transport.The negative consequences of transport such as pollution, climate change, noise, congestion and accidents pose problems to the economy, health and well-being of European citizens.

Freight transport continues to grow and road freight transport, in particular, is projected to increase by around 40% by and by little over 80% by