About the Author
Gordon Wilmsmeier, Economic Affairs Officer, Infrastructure Services Unit, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Division, CEPAL, Chile, Rickard Bergqvist, Gothenburg University, Sweden & Kevin Cullinane, Transport Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University, UK.
Table of Contents
Contents: Introduction: a global perspective on dry ports, Rickard Bergqvist, Gordon Wilmsmeier and Kevin Cullinane; Part I Europe: Hinterland transport in Sweden: the context of intermodal terminals and dry ports, Rickard Bergqvist; Dry ports: a concept or a reality for Southeast Drenthe?, Johan Gille and Jeroen Bozuwa; Port community systems in maritime and rail transport integration: the case of Valencia. Spain, Salvador Furió; Integrating ports and hinterlands: a Scottish perspective from the shop floor, Gavin Roser, Kenneth Russell, Gordon Wilmsmeier and Jason Monios. Part II Africa: Dry ports and trade logistics in Africa, Charles Kanuka. Part III Asia: Dry port: the India experience and what the future holds - India needs to think out-of-the-box, Raghu Dayal; Price versus quality or quality versus price at Indian dry ports - cost quality and price - a visionary view on Indian dry ports, Vaibhav Shah; The construction of seamless supply chain network: the development of dry ports in China, Jing Lu and Zheng Chang. Part IV The Americas: Observations on the potential for dry port terminal developments in the United States, Bruce Lambert, Chad Miller, Libby Ogard and Ben Ritchey; Intermodal freight corridor development in the United States, Jason Monios and Bruce Lambert; Implementing dedicated areas for foreign trade in the Santos metropolitan region: the Brazilian experience, Leo Tadeus Robles; Potential for logistics zones development: Chile as a study case, Erick Leal Matamala, Gabriel Pérez Salas and Ricardo J. Sßnchez; Index.