Innovation in European Freight Transportation

Basics, Methodology and Case Studies for the European Markets

Part of the RWTHedition book series (RWTH)

About this book

Introduction

Serious problems and risks can be observed in European freight transportation development. However, the transport and logistics sector shows a lack of tradition in utilising systematic innovation management to overcome these problems. Hence, this volume puts forward a specific and comprehensive Systemic Migration-Oriented Innovation Management Method. Within the scope of this research, seven case studies of European freight transport innovations have been conducted using this method. They offer a broad, comprehensive and up-to-date view concerning different carriers, degrees of automation, and corridors across Europe. These case studies demonstrate how implementations of innovations may be performed successfully.

Keywords

IT Logistics innovation management innovations intermodal logistic rail road systemic

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Consultant Logistics DivisionINFORM GmbHAachenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-77303-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-77301-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-77303-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-0899
  • About this book