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The Organization of Transport: A History of Users, Industry, and Public Policy

by Massimo Moraglio & Christopher Kopper

Over the past ten years, the study of mobility has demonstrated groundbreaking approaches and new research patterns. These investigations criticize the concept of mobility itself, suggesting the need to merge...


Steel on Steel: Inside the battle for the future of Australia's biggest railroad

by Stephen Baines

The inside story of the privatisation of the freight arm of Queensland Rail and one of the most extraordinary transformations of a company in the history of Australian business. An icon that touched every part...


Evolution of International Aviation: Phoenix Rising

by Dawna L. Rhoades

As with the previous two editions, Evolution of International Aviation reviews the historical development of the international aviation system. From this foundation it then provides an updated and expanded account...


How Much Carbon Pricing is in Countries' Own Interests? The Critical Role of Co-Benefits

by Ian W. H. Parry & Chandara Veung

This paper calculates, for the top twenty emitting countries, how much pricing of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions is in their own national interests due to domestic co-benefits (leaving aside the global climate...


Ready for Takeoff?: The Potential for Low-Cost Carriers in Developing Countries

by Charles E. Schlumberger & Nora Weisskopf

The emergence of Low-Cost Carriers (LCCs) has been a key catalyst for the development of the aviation industry in the last decade. This book identifies various definitions that have been applied to describe...


Start Your Own Freight Brokerage Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

by Jacquelyn Lynn & Entrepreneur Press

Looking to start a business and turn a profit in a very short time?

Then becoming a freight broker is likely for you!

The experts at Entrepreneur lay out a step-by-step approach to starting a freight brokerage...


Maritime Logistics Value in 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...


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 (Routledge Revivals)

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...


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 Dry Bulk Shipping

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....


Aviation Investment: Economic Appraisal for Airports, Air Traffic Management, Airlines and Aeronautics

by Doramas Jorge-Calderón

Aviation Investment uniquely addresses investment appraisal methods across the key industries that make up the aviation sector, including the airports, air traffic management, airline and aircraft manufacturing...


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...


Liberalization in Aviation: Competition, Cooperation and Public Policy

by Peter Forsyth & David Gillen

The transition from regulated to liberalized industries has attracted a substantial amount of research which can be distilled to three main questions: 1. What are the forces that have given rise to regulatory...