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A model for an inland port in Australia

Toh, Keith and Oakden, Roger and Nagel, Pieter and Sengpiehl, Carsten and Shi, Peng (2008) A model for an inland port in Australia. Journal of Transport and Supply Chain , 2 (1). pp. 78-92. ISSN 1995-5235

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Abstract

This paper examines the role of an inland port particular to the outer regions of Melbourne, Australia. In this study, it has been experienced that the broad use of terminology, in the Melbourne context, has been a stumbling block. In its particular context, this has provided the impetus for the development of a model for an inland port that is unambiguous. It is clear from international examples that such a development acts as a significant potential nucleus for regional economic growth, but the lack of a facilitated discussion is an impediment. This model is offered as a facilitator and a useful tool in the construction of a common understanding.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID18752, inland port, Melbourne Australia, development, regional economic growth
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ILSCM)
FOR Classification > 0911 Maritime Engineering
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Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2011 02:56
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2012 05:53
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4002
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