Ports, Cities, and Global Supply Chains

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James Jixian Wang
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 1 ene. 2007 - 278 páginas
Throughout this book, concepts of strategic management, supply chain management, port and transport economics and economic and transport geography are applied to offer an in-depth understanding of the processes underlying global supply chains and associated spatial and functional dynamics in port-cities.
 

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Índice

Introduction
1
Appropriate Concepts
11
Global Supply Chain Integration and Competitiveness of Port Terminals
27
1 Measures of terminal supply chain integration
33
The Terminalisation of Seaports
41
Reassessing Porthinterland Relationships in the Context
51
The Development of Global Container Transhipment Terminals
69
How to Make the
89
A Metageography of PortCity Relationships
157
1 Most representative portcities
172
Chinese Portcities in Global Supply Chains
173
The Economic Performance of Seaport Regions
187
1 Portrelated industries
202
CORPORATE PERSPECTIVES ON THE INSERTION OF PORTS
203
Which Link In Which Chain? Inserting Durban into Global
221
References
247

Shipping Line Concentration
105
percentage terms
124
Conflicts and Opportunities
141

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Sobre el autor (2007)

James Wang is Associate Professor in the Department of Geography, University of Hong Kong, China. Daniel Olivier is a Research Student and Teaching Assistant in the Department of Geography, University of Hong Kong, China. Theo Notteboom is President of ITMMA (Institute of Transport and Maritime Management Antwerp) and is also affiliated with the Department of Transport and Regional Economics at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. Brian Slack is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Geography Department, Concordia University, Canada.

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