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Intermodal Break-Even Distances: A Fetish of 300 Kilometres?

Sustainable Logistics

ISBN: 978-1-78441-062-9, eISBN: 978-1-78441-061-2

ISSN: 2044-9941

Publication date: 4 December 2014

Abstract

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This chapter challenges the current European policy on intermodal transport by showing the price competitiveness of intermodal transport in two cases.

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Acknowledgements

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This research was conducted in the framework of two projects. The research on the Euro Terminal Model was conducted in the framework of the Twin Hub network project, financially supported by the European Union funded INTERREG NWE programme. The further development of the LAMBIT model is conducted within the framework of the Policy Research Centre MOBILO, financially supported by the Flemish Government.

Citation

Meers, D., Vermeiren, T. and Macharis, C. (2014), "Intermodal Break-Even Distances: A Fetish of 300 Kilometres?", Sustainable Logistics (Transport and Sustainability, Vol. 6), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 217-243. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2044-994120140000006009

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