What is a Container Terminal? PortEconomics co-director Thanos Pallis discusses the basic concept, and reviews the operating principles, including the need for integration in supply chains, and the key structures of entry in the container terminal market, in a contribution to the Sage Encyclopedia of Transportation: Social Science and Policy.
Viewing transportation through the lens of current social, economic, and policy aspects, the Encyclopedia is a four-volume reference work that explores the topic of transportation across multiple disciplines within the social sciences and related areas, including geography, public policy, business, and economics. Edited by Mark Garrett it is available to be assessed and purchased via its publisher: Sage Encyclopaedia of Transportation.
You may freely download Thanos contribution via PortEconomics.eu.