Transport Strategy and Policy

by Stephen J. Shaw

Transport Strategy and Policy Synopsis

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

Book Information

ISBN: 9780631186397
Publication date: 30th June 1993
Author: Stephen J. Shaw
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Categories: Transport industries, Business strategy,

About Stephen J. Shaw

Stephen J Shaw is a Senior Lecturer in Transport Management at the Business School, University of North London. He is an examiner for the Chartered Institute of Transport and is currently Chairman of the Organisation of Teachers of Transport Studies. He previously worked as a professional planner and project manager, specializing in airport and economic development.

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