The current conditions of the Air Transport industry, as well as expectations for the future, are presented in sections covering the historical and present status of air transportation, regulation and administration of air transportation, air carrier aircraft (Boeing, McDonnell Douglas, Lockheed Martin, Airbus, and National Aero-space), and general aviation. The final legislation of the General Aviation Revitalization Act (1994) is presented in a new chapter. The included disk contains a DOS-based summary of the chapters. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Issues of competition seem to have been neglected for a long time in the transportation sector. But the provision of transport services at competitive prices and quantities may have an important impact on economic development, both from a regional and a global perspective. This volume addresses such issues of competition in transportation. Part I deals with the air transport sector, part II is concerned with the road transport sector, part III takes a look at transportation costs and, in the final part, some visions of competition in transportation are discussed. Michael Pickhardt is an economist at the Technical University Chemnitz (Germany). Jordi Sard Pons is professor at the Economic Department of the University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Catalonia (Spain).
Now in its Fourth Edition, the Supply Chain and Transportation Dictionary maintains its position as the most comprehensive dictionary in the field. A one-of-a-kind reference, the dictionary remains unmatched in the breadth and scope of its coverage and is the primary reference for professionals working in the areas of supply chain management, transportation, distribution, logistics, material, and purchasing. The Fourth Edition features over 5,000 entries and is noted for its clear, precise, and accurate definitions.
This overview of transport geography explores both institutional and analytical approaches to both intra- and inter-urban transport and relates them throughout with contemporary examples. The work describes the historical development of US transportation.
Examines transportation, including information on its history, its effects on ecology and geography, and what changes need to be made to expand the advantages of modern transportation and preserve the natural environment.