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Containerisation, multimodal transport and infrastructure development in India

By: Hariharan, K. V.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Mumbai Shroff Publishers and Distributors 2007Description: 812 p.ISBN: 9788184043242.Subject(s): Shipment of goods | Containerization - Law and legislation | Freight and freightage | Infrastructure (Economics)- Planning | CommerceDDC classification: 387.5 Summary: The notable difference in the 5th revised and enlarged edition of this book, compared with earlier editions, is the change of the title of the book itself to read: Containerisation, Multimodal Transport and Infrastructure Development in India. Keeping up with the wider and expanded vision of the subject matter, the number and contents of the chapters have been increased, covering the topics adequately. Additional chapters have been added. Major changes include (a) Introduction of Logistics and Supply Chain Management with reference to Multimodal Transport; (b) Highlighting the National Maritime Development Programme and the special concentrated efforts to develop infrastructural facilities - road, national highways, rail, broad gauge permanent ways, airports, seaport terminals, inland waterways, communication channels - more importantly methods of financing the projects such as India Infrastructure Finance Co. Ltd. (IIFCL) and Special Purpose Vehicles (SPY), Public Private Partnership Projects (PPP), direct and indirect investments by financial institutions and private sector from India and abroad etc. (c) Computer application and working of EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) in Indian custom houses -ICEGATE, Risk Management Systems (RMS), software system - fully integrated for the needs of Custom House Agents, Freight Forwarders, Airline, Advanced Manifest System Consoles, NVOCC, Shipping Companies, Front Desk Operations, Bill of Lading preparation, EDI filing Accounts thus providing complete services. (d) Global Container Control - Evolution of Manual and Computer Systems; (e) Detail study of NVOCC Business and Traffic Operations; (f) Study of Container Feeder service and Hub port operations; (g) Forecast of the growth of container traffic and multimodal transport upto 2025; (h) Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and problems Versus Free Trade Zones - their impact on foreign trade; (i) Changes in the perspectives in international trade, globalisation and its effects, and building up logistics support for strengthening India-China Trade.
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Includes appendix and index

The notable difference in the 5th revised and enlarged edition of this book, compared with earlier editions, is the change of the title of the book itself to read: Containerisation, Multimodal Transport and Infrastructure Development in India. Keeping up with the wider and expanded vision of the subject matter, the number and contents of the chapters have been increased, covering the topics adequately. Additional chapters have been added. Major changes include (a) Introduction of Logistics and Supply Chain Management with reference to Multimodal Transport; (b) Highlighting the National Maritime Development Programme and the special concentrated efforts to develop infrastructural facilities - road, national highways, rail, broad gauge permanent ways, airports, seaport terminals, inland waterways, communication channels - more importantly methods of financing the projects such as India Infrastructure Finance Co. Ltd. (IIFCL) and Special Purpose Vehicles (SPY), Public Private Partnership Projects (PPP), direct and indirect investments by financial institutions and private sector from India and abroad etc. (c) Computer application and working of EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) in Indian custom houses -ICEGATE, Risk Management Systems (RMS), software system - fully integrated for the needs of Custom House Agents, Freight Forwarders, Airline, Advanced Manifest System Consoles, NVOCC, Shipping Companies, Front Desk Operations, Bill of Lading preparation, EDI filing Accounts thus providing complete services. (d) Global Container Control - Evolution of Manual and Computer Systems; (e) Detail study of NVOCC Business and Traffic Operations; (f) Study of Container Feeder service and Hub port operations; (g) Forecast of the growth of container traffic and multimodal transport upto 2025; (h) Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and problems Versus Free Trade Zones - their impact on foreign trade; (i) Changes in the perspectives in international trade, globalisation and its effects, and building up logistics support for strengthening India-China Trade.

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