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Author Savelsberg, Eva, 1970-

Title Innovation in European freight transportation : basics, methodology and case studies for the European markets / by Eva Savelsberg
Published Berlin ; London : Springer, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (252 pages)
Series RWTH edition
RWTH edition.
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Freight and freightage -- Technological innovations -- Europe -- Case studies.
Freight and freightage -- Technological innovations -- Europe.
Freight and freightage -- Europe -- Case studies.
Freight and freightage -- Europe -- Management -- Case studies.
Freight and freightage -- Europe -- Management.
Freight and freightage -- Europe.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1281398039
3540773037 (e-book)
9783540773030 (e-book)