Collaboration in liner shipping to minimize costs and generate competitive advantage

Caamano Barba, Claudia Elizabeth (2016) Collaboration in liner shipping to minimize costs and generate competitive advantage. [Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)]

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Abstract

This thesis aims to review some literature about collaboration in liner shipping and the benefits that companies can achieve with this practice. The thesis consists of six sections. Section I is the introduction to liner shipping and collaborative logistics. Sector II discusses collaborative logistics, advantages and disadvantages, also deals with horizontal collaboration. Section III presents liner shipping and issues such as practices within the industry, alliances made by companies, the limitation of the industry and some regulations. Section IV reviews a model for profit-sharing. Section V discusses the involvement of ports in liner shipping. Finally, Section VI presents the conclusion.

Item Type: Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)
Depositing User: CaamaƱo Barba, Claudia
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2017 12:56
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2017 00:37
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/36788

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