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Author Savelsberg, Eva, 1970-

Title Innovation in European freight transportation [electronic resource] : basics, methodology and case studies for the European markets / by Eva Savelsberg.

Published Berlin ; London : Springer, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (252 p.)
Series RWTH edition
RWTH edition.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction; Significant Aspects of the Land-Based Long-Distance Freight Market; Systemic, Migration Oriented Method of Innovation Management; Detailed Presentation of Supportive Tools; Case studies -- Part I: Innovative Technologies in European Freight Transport; Case studies -- Part II: Innovations to Improve the Intermodal Transport Chain; Case studies -- Part III: Logistic Service Innovations; Conclusions and Perspectives.
Summary Serious problems and risks can be observed in European freight transportation development. However, the transport and logistics sector shows a lack of tradition in utilising systematic innovation management to overcome these problems. Hence, this volume puts forward a specific and comprehensive Systemic Migration-Oriented Innovation Management Method. Within the scope of this research, seven case studies of European freight transport innovations have been conducted using this method. They offer a broad, comprehensive and up-to-date view concerning different carriers, degrees of automation, and.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Subject Freight and freightage -- Europe.
Freight and freightage -- Technological innovations -- Europe.
Freight and freightage -- Europe -- Management.
Freight and freightage -- Europe -- Case studies.
Freight and freightage -- Technological innovations -- Europe -- Case studies.
Freight and freightage -- Europe -- Management -- Case studies.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Transportation.
TRANSPORTATION -- Public Transportation.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783540773016
9783540773030 (e-book)
3540773037 (e-book)
Standard Number 9786611398033