W6D3 Review this week’s course materials and learning activities.
Provide citation and reference to the material(s) you discuss.
Read the article, The Factors Influencing The Modes of Choice in Intermodal
Respond to one or more of the following prompts in one to two paragraphs:
- Discussing the factors influencing the modes of choice in inter-modal transportation
- Justify the carrier selection in terms of costs and service efficiency from the shipper point of view.
Students need to contribute two substantive posts in this discussion by the due date indicated. The substantive posts can be any combination of responses and replies.
Feo-Valero, M., García-Menéndez, L., Sáez-Carramolino, L., & Furió-Pruñonosa, S. (2011). The importance of the inland leg of containerised maritime shipments: An analysis of modal choice determinants in Spain. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation . https://www.academia.edu/18930040/The_Factors_Influencing_The_Modes_of_Choice_in_Intermodal_Transportation