Transportation Systems

  • Marc Goetschalckx
Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 161)


After you have studied this chapter, you should be able to
  • Know the major definitions of the actors, transportation modes, and services

  • Know the major performance characteristics of transportation modes

  • Know the major transportation modes and their main performance characteristics

  • Know the principal documents used in transportation services

  • Know the definitions of incoterms and free trade zones


Transportation Mode Transportation Service Quay Crane Trade Zone Freight Transportation 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems EngineeringGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA

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