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Containerisation, Logistics Management and Foreign Trade: Indian Perspective

Namita Pandey (Author) Nar Singh (Author)

Containerisation has marked a revolutionary change in the history of shipping technology during the lat two and a half decades. The container traffic has been recording impressive growth particularly since 1992-93, with fast increasing use of containers for all types of cargo in international trade. The induction of container technology and introduction of multimodalism have made the development of a network ICDS and CFSs at important hinterland centers inevitable for providing various services and facilities to the exporters and importers.
This book is an outcome of the realisation of the great significance of containerization in India's foreign trade. It contains an analysis of:

Origin and growth of containerisation

Multimodel transportation and logistics management in foreign trade

Locational aspect and management of Dry Ports (ICDs/CFSs)

Performance of ICDs/CFSs and future strategy for its expansion

Adequacy of infrastructure for improvement in operational efficiency of sea ports

Connectivity of ICDs/CFSs with sea ports future scope for containerisation of cargo in foreign trade

This book will be useful to Exporters & Importers, Shipping Complains, Indian Port Trusts, Ministries of Railways and Commerce, World Bank, WTO, Entrepreneurs, Policy Makers and Academicians/ Researchers, besides the Students of M.B.A. (International Business).

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About the authors

Namita Pandey

Dr. Namita Pandey (b.1976) was awarded Ph.D. degree by the University of Lucknow. Until 2008, she was Assistant Professor and teaching B.B.A. & M.B.A. classes at I.M.S., Noida. Currently, she is working with Teklink International in Melbourne, Australia. She has participate in many seminars and conferences and has contributed research papers for publication in national and international Journal of repute. Her area of specialization includes Supply-Chain Management, International Business and Overseas Marketing Research.

Nar Singh

Prof. Nar Singh (b. 1952) is teaching Applied Economics at the University of Lucknow. He is an awardee of Fellowships twice for Post-Doctoral Research at Budapest (Karl-Marx) University of Economics, Hungary, and Institute of Social Sciences (MSH), Paris. Eight students have been awarded Ph.D. degrees and nine students are pursuing for their researches under his guidance. His areas of specialization includes, International Trade, Industrial Economics, Regional Planning, Mathematical economics and Application of Quantitative Techniques. To his credit, he has got twenty research papers published in various national and international Journals of repute, besides his book 'Sharing of Productivity Gains in Indian Industry'.

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Bibliographic information

Title Containerisation, Logistics Management and Foreign Trade: Indian Perspective
Format Hardcover
Date published: 16.07.2009
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788175414891
length xii336p., Tables; Figures; B/w Plates; Appendices; Bibliography; 22cm.