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Container shipping and ports: an overview
Notteboom, T.E. (2004). Container shipping and ports: an overview. Rev. Netw. Econ. 3(2): 86-106.
In: Review of Network Economics. de Gruyter: North Sydney, N.S.W.. ISSN 1446-9022, more
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    Globalisation, deregulation, logistics integration and containerisation have reshaped the port and shipping industry. Port and maritime companies are challenged to redefine their functional role in the value chain for the sake of creating customer value and of ensuring the survival and growth of the company. Companies are busily trying to disrupt the status quo rather than preserve it. Based on empirical evidence, this paper demonstrates that because of the rapidly changing environment the port and liner shipping markets are not stable any longer. Individual terminal operators and shipping lines tend to walk different paths on a quest for higher margins and increased customer satisfaction. And more than once they (have to) change paths.

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