Overcoming International Freight Transport Challenges in a Disaster

Overcoming International Freight Transport Challenges in a Disaster

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Hassiba Benamara, Jan Hoffmann and Frida Youssef, from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and contributors of International Freight Transport Cases, Structures and Prospects, argue that maritime transport is such backbone.

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Overcoming International Freight Transport Challenges in a Disaster
Hassiba Benamara, Jan Hoffmann and Frida Youssef, from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and contributors of International Freight Transport Cases, Structures and Prospects, argue that maritime transport is such backbone. They argue that transport is aŶ eĐoŶoŵiĐ seĐtor of its oǁŶ, geŶeratiŶg ͚eŵployŵeŶt, iŶĐoŵe aŶd reǀeŶue͛. As suĐh, they propose thatits importance has been recognized by Sustainable Development Goals, which take transport as an important aspect of sustainability.
The new releaseInternational Freight Transport: Cases, Structures and Prospects,out 3 March, 2017, presents the key changes and issues in the fast-moving industries of trade and transport. It presents changes that could redraw the trade map with major implications for transport patterns and solutions.
Available 3rd March 2017 RRP: £49.99 ISBN: 9780749474348
International Freight Transport: Cases, Structures and Prospectsis the only comprehensive and accessible book on international transport available, and is the only existing single-volume guide to the industry.
Dr Stavros Karamperidis, Assistant Professor of Shipping & International Logistics at Heriot Watt University, proǀided adǀaŶĐed praise for the ďook, statiŶg that it is ͚[t]he perfect companion not only for someone who wants to deeply understand how international freight transport operates but also for someone who wants to update their knowledge. The book provides an excellent synthesis of current and future issues affecting international freight transport based on cases with truly global footprint͛.
About the authors:Professor Anthony Beresfordis Programme Director for the MSc International Transport at Cardiff University and Director for the suite of Masters Programmes within Logistics an d Operations Management. Professor Beresford has travelled widely in an advisory capacity within the ports and transport fields in Europe, Asia and North America.
Dr Stephen Pettitis a researcher for the Transport and Shipping Research Group in Cardiff Business School. He has been involved in a range of transport related research including a ground-breaking project for the Department of Transport.
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