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|Title:||Maritime logistics as an emerging discipline||Authors:||Panayides, Photis
|Keywords:||Shipping industry;Supply chains;Integration;Service;Efficiency;Management;Shippers;Barriers;Impact;Port||Category:||Economics and Business||Field:||Social Sciences||Issue Date:||1-May-2013||Publisher:||Taylor and Francis Ltd.||Source:||Maritime Policy and Management, 2013, Volume 40, Issue 3, Pages 295-308||metadata.dc.doi:||10.1080/03088839.2013.782942||Abstract:||The evolution of maritime logistics as an emerging discipline has resulted, to a large extent, from the increasing and varied demands of shippers and customers and the rapidly changing role of ports in the context of supply and logistics chains. Scholars are becoming increasingly aware of the need to integrate logistics and supply chain management concepts in the maritime transportation chain and operations. This article aims to provide a review and foundation for understanding the domain of maritime logistics and to assess its potential as an emerging discipline. To do so, a framework for understanding the various aspects of maritime logistics strategy and implementation is developed. A synthesis of the existing knowledge on maritime logistics is done by integrating diverse explorations forming the basis of this framework. We draw upon the literature on maritime transport and ports and primarily theliterature that analyses concepts by adopting an economic or management perspective.||URI:||http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/9870||ISSN:||03088839||Rights:||© 2013 Copyright Taylor and Francis Group, LLC.||Type:||Article|
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