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The City as a Terminal

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Beschreibung

The on-time delivery of goods is regarded as a primary factor of the urban economy and is being monitored by businesses and government alike. This book examines the interrelationship between logistics development on one hand and urban development and geographical issues, such as land use and location, on the other.

Autorentext
Markus Hesse is Professor of Urban Studies at the University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Humanities, Geography and Spatial Planning research centre. His research is concerned with principles of urban and regional development, European urban development and policy, and the significance of global networks for cities.

Inhalt
Contents: Preface; Introduction: the city as terminal. Logistics and freight distribution in an urban context; The city - from market place to terminal; Technocapitalism and logistics transformation; Geographies of distribution; The Berlin-Brandenburg case study; The Northern California case study; Logistics and freight distribution from a policy and planning perspective; Stability and change: locational dynamics of logistics in an urban context; References; Index.

Produktinformationen

Titel: The City as a Terminal
Untertitel: The Urban Context of Logistics and Freight Transport
Autor:
EAN: 9780754609131
ISBN: 978-0-7546-0913-1
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Taylor and Francis
Genre: Geowissenschaften
Anzahl Seiten: 224
Gewicht: 540g
Größe: H234mm x B156mm
Jahr: 2008