TITLE

A new route through the Alps

AUTHOR(S)
Parker, John G.
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);2/24/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a surge in container traffic through Mediterranean ports due to cargo-handling efficiency as intermodal developments occur in the region. Factors responsible for cargo-handling efficiency; Focus of the transport projects of the European Union and the Italian government; Implication of environmental concerns for the freightage industry throughout Europe; Use of truck taxes by the Swiss government.
ACCESSION #
9165345

 

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