- Intermodal Transport as a Part of a Supply Chain. Foltyński, Marcin; Guszczak, Bartosz // Logistics & Transport;2013, Issue 4, p75
The purpose of this paper is to present intermodal transport as a part of the companies' supply chain in which rail transport is not a necessity but a value added element. The European Commission stated in its current "White Paper" as follows: "Railway is sometimes seen, particularly as far as...
- A Combined Passenger/Freight Intermodal Transportation System. Boile, Maria P.; Gaspard II, James G. // Transportation Quarterly;Spring2002, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p7
The article highlights the benefits of a combined passenger and freight intermodal transportation system in the U.S. The coordinated sequential use of multiple modes of transportation known as Intermodalism contributed to infrastructure improvements and influenced by technological innovations....
- Liability Plan Hit. Parker, John // Traffic World;8/14/2000, Vol. 263 Issue 7, p22
Reports on European Union's proposal to hold cargo owners responsible for environmental damage. Improvement of ship inspections; Accountability of classification societies.
- Rotterdam Cargo Card. Parker, John G. // Traffic World;1/24/2000, Vol. 261 Issue 4, p40
Introduces an automated driver-load identification cargo card by Port communITy Rotterdam in England. Attempts to reduce container traffic; Capability of the cargo card to identify truck drivers and cargo loads; Implementation of information technology solutions.
- Uncontained Growth. Coia, Anthony // Latin Trade (English);Apr2001, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p62
Reports the lack of containers for transporting cargo in Mexico. Reasons for the lack of containers; Problems encountered by Mission Produce company; Effect of the container crisis on the transportation of cargo.
- The battle for market share. Mongelluzzo, Bill // JoC Week;11/12/2001, Vol. 2 Issue 45, p10
Focuses on the factors affecting gains in cargo lifting in intermodal transportation trade. Increase of volume of containerized imports of China Shipping; Growth of te cargo volume of Trans-Pacific Airlines; Fastest-growing container lines in the eastbound Pacific.
- Canada's Port of Vancouver. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);10/28/2002, Vol. 3 Issue 43, p92
Describes the port of Vancouver, British Columbia. Increase in empty-container volume handled by the port; Container terminals of Vancouver.
- Louisiana to study Alameda Corridor-like port-rail link for lower Mississippi shippers. Plume, Janet // Traffic World;6/19/95, Vol. 242 Issue 12, p40
Reports on the approval of the Lower Mississippi River Shippers Coalition's request to the state of Louisiana to study the possibility of opening a cargo-transit rail service similar to the Alameda Corridor built between Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif. for lower Mississippi shippers. Amount...
- Philly Ups Tonnage. // Traffic World;2/21/2005, Vol. 269 Issue 8, p32
Reports that the Port of Philadelphia has increased its cargo volume in Pennsylvania in 2004, driven by containers, cocoa beans, lumber and military cargoes. Increase in containerized tonnage; Benefit of port's enhanced connections with South America.