Shipping and Logistics Management

Shipping and Logistics Management

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Shipping and Logistics Management serves to consolidate the knowledge its authors have acquired from being educators and observers of the shipping industry. Against the background of a global business environment, it explains how the shipping market functions, examining the strategic and operational issues that affect entrepreneurs in this industry. The authors discuss global trends and strategies in the shipping business, looking at the role of logistics service providers and at how the use of information technology can help shipping operations. Shipping and Logistics Management also aims to answer several important questions in the shipping industry, including: what are the shipping cost structures?, what are the patterns of sea transport? and how do companies in the shipping industry operate? An invaluable source of information for researchers and advanced, or graduate, students, Shipping and Logistics Management is also a useful reference for shipping practitioners and consultants.Table 3.5 Data used for developing the empirical model of bulk shipping Price Year Seaborne tradea Freight rateb Fleet sizec New Second-hand ... weighted average of spot prices from different routes c Total shipping capacity in million deadweight tons dNew building price in million US dollars ... Clarkson Research, London Dikos G (2004) New building prices: demand inelastic or perfectly competitive?

Title:Shipping and Logistics Management
Author:Yuen Ha (Venus) Lun, Kee Hung Lai, TCE Cheng
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2010-04-07


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