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Maritime Logistics Value and Knowledge Management

by Eon-Seong Lee & Dong-Wook Song

Knowledge management has been widely applied to various industries as a good strategy to help improve firms' performance. As globalisation accelerates and international trade increases more and more, maritime...


Managing Supply Chain and Logistics: Competitive Strategy for a Sustainable Future

by Ling Li

Managing Supply Chain and Logistics: Competitive Strategy for a Sustainable Future explores practical ways of investing in a sustainable future through real-world cases which demonstrate various supply chain...


British-Owned Railways in Argentina: Their Effect on the Growth of Economic Nationalism, 1854-1948

by Winthrop R. Wright

During the nineteenth century, British-owned railways grew under the protection of an Argentine ruling elite that considered railways both instruments and symbols of progress. Under this program of support for...


Getting Energy Prices Right:From Principle to Practice

by Ian W. H. Parry & Dirk Heine

Energy taxes can produce substantial environmental and revenue benefits and are an important component of countries’ fiscal systems. Although the principle that these taxes should reflect global warming, air...


Designing Future-Oriented Airline Businesses

by Nawal K. Taneja

Designing Future-Oriented Airline Businesses is the eighth Ashgate book by Nawal K. Taneja to address the ongoing challenges and opportunities facing all generations of airlines. Firstly, it challenges and encourages...


Commercial Distribution in Europe

by John Dawson

The physical distribution of products is an important element in the marketing operations of all productive enterprises, and in many cases efficient distribution is the most important single factor leading to...


The Eurasian Connection: Supply-Chain Efficiency Along the Modern Silk Route Through Central Asia

by Cordula Rastogi & Jean-Francois Arvis

The Modern Silk Route is offering a potential land-bridge between China and Europe through Central Asia and Russia that offers a complement to existing shipping routes, and is attracting growing interest by...


Pleasure Boating on the Thames: A History of Salter Bros 1858-2010

by Simon Wenham

During the Victorian period the river Thames underwent a dramatic transformation from a great commercial highway into a vast pleasure-stream. This book traces these changes through the history of the firm that...


Real Railway Tales: From Taking the Marks to Double Derailment!

by Geoff Body & W E Parker

Running a railway is a complex business that constantly throws up situations, dramas and misadventures, both major and minor, for those involved in it. Geoff Body and Bill Parker have collated a rich selection...


The West Highland Lines: Post Beeching

by Gordon D Webster

The railway lines of the West Highlands are famous the world over for their illustrious history and unparalleled scenic beauty. Linking Glasgow with Oban, Fort William and Mallaig, the lines managed to survive...


A Road Taken

by David McLean & Patricia Finn

Nineteen years ago, David McLean was appointed by the prime minister of Canada to the board of directors of CN, after which he was elected chairman. McLean has been reelected each year and will retire in April...


Modelling and Forecasting in the Dry Bulk Shipping Market

by Shun Chen, Hilde Meersman & Eddy Van de Voorde

This book models price behaviour and forecasts prices in the dry bulk shipping market, a major component of the world shipping industry.

Recent uncertainties in the world economy, shipbuilding developments and...


Economics of the Oceans: Rights, Rents and Resources

by Paul Hallwood

It is an unfortunate truth that our oceans offer valuable resources that are too often used unsustainably. Time and again this is due to the failure of international law to provide a framework for adequate governance....


The Lifeboat Baronet: Launching the Rnli

by Janet Gleeson

Death from shipwreck was a tragic reality of life in the early 19th century. Exiled on the Isle of Man, Sir William Hillary, handsome, charismatic and adventurous, decided to atone for his chequered past and...


Ancestors in the Arctic: A Photographic History of Dundee Whaling

by Macolm Archibald

Dundee, City of Discovery, is known around the world for its innovation, its jute and music, and its vibrant culture. But the critical role of the city’s whaling fleet and the wealth it generated for Dundee...


Cola Cowboys

by Franklyn Wood

A journalist's account of the truckers who were driving from the UK to the Middle east in the early 1980s


Life on the Railway

by Anthony Burton

The first steam locomotive chuffed its way down the tracks in 1804, but it was not until 1830, with the opening of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway, that the Railway Age really got under way. There followed...


Making a Difference: How One New Zealander Created a Global Business, and His Thoughts on the Country's Direction

by Owen Glenn

The story behind Sir Owen Glenn's global business success and major philanthropic contributions.From humble beginnings in New Zealand, Owen Glenn built up a highly successful global business empire and now he...


An Economic Geography of Oil (Routledge Revivals)

by Peter R. Odell

An Economic Geography of Oil, first published in 1963, analyses the reasons behind the spatial distribution of the different sectors of the world oil industry. In the first part of the book, Peter Odell examines...


The Low Cost Carrier Worldwide

by Sven Gross & Michael Lück

This volume provides the first comprehensive overview of developments, the legal framework and the current situation of the low-cost carrier phenomenon across the globe. It contains a dozen chapters, each dedicated...