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Transport : Strategy and Policy - Stephen J. Shaw


Strategy and Policy

Paperback Published: 30th June 1993
ISBN: 9780631186397
Number Of Pages: 300

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This book examines the business strategies of passenger and freight carriers in road, rali, sea and air transport. It assesses their responses to an increasingly competitive and commercially ariented market as Governments throughout the world encourage a liberalized approach to the transport sector. Transport: Strategy and Policy provides a comprehensive text for transport professionals and students on courses concerned with leisure and tourism, business logistics, economic development and town and country planning. It will be particularly useful for those taking Chartered Institute of Transport examinations. It focuses on the special characteristics that distinguish transport from other service industries, as well as the similarities and differences between the various modes. The text is illustrated by a wide range of detailed case studies and examples from airlines ferries deep sea shipping railways and Light Rapid Transit buses and coaches community transport express parcel services and retail distribution

Part 1 Structure: owners and entrepreneurs; managers and professionals; understanding the market; relating to the public. Part 2 Systems: the systems concept; transport and tourism; transport and logistics. Part 3 Regulations: quantity licensing; quality licensing; international regulation - air transport, sea transport. Part 4 Government: central government; Europe and the single market; local government; grants and subsidies. Part 5 Influence: user bodies; trade associations. Part 6 Futures: environmental issues; responses to congestion.

ISBN: 9780631186397
ISBN-10: 0631186395
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 300
Published: 30th June 1993
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.5  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.45

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