Breaking the trucking habit

Barnard, Bruce
March 2004
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);3/15/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 11, p22
Reports on the efforts of the European Union to break the trucking habit of shippers through Mediterranean short-sea shipping. Reason of policy-makers in Brussels, Belgium for embracing short-sea shipping; Challenges posed on short-sea shipping by the competitive and flexible trucking business dominated by owned-operators ; Advantages of short-sea shipping offers over the trucking transportation.


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