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Efficiency, productivity and returns to scale in ports: a comparison of data envelopment analysis and econometric estimation with application to Caribbean Small Island Developing States

Journal Article
Julien, S., Cowie, J., & Monios, J. (2020)
Efficiency, productivity and returns to scale in ports: a comparison of data envelopment analysis and econometric estimation with application to Caribbean Small Island Developing States. Maritime Economics and Logistics, 22(2), 239-264. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41278-018-0115-y
This paper investigates the evolutionary technical efficiency and productivity of ports in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The focus is primarily on Caribbean SIDS, ben...

Institutional Influences on the Development of Urban Freight Transport Policies by Local Authorities

Book Chapter
Akgün, E. Z., & Monios, J. (2018)
Institutional Influences on the Development of Urban Freight Transport Policies by Local Authorities. In M. Kamargianni, & Y. Shiftan (Eds.), Preparing for the New Era of Transport Policies: Learning from Experience, (169-195). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.atpp.2018.07.004
Urban freight transport (UFT) provides the last mile delivery of goods, return of unwanted or recyclable goods and the removal of waste. Despite such benefits, freight vehicle...

Identifying competitive strategies for each phase of the intermodal terminal life cycle

Journal Article
Monios, J., & Bergqvist, R. (2017)
Identifying competitive strategies for each phase of the intermodal terminal life cycle. Research in Transportation Business and Management, 23, 97-105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rtbm.2017.02.007
This paper applies the marketing strategy literature to the four phases of the intermodal terminal life cycle (ITLC) to identify the appropriate competitive strategy to be und...

Cascading feeder vessels and the rationalisation of small container ports

Journal Article
Monios, J. (2017)
Cascading feeder vessels and the rationalisation of small container ports. Journal of Transport Geography, 59, 88-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2017.02.001
Small container ports rely on feeder services from hub ports to provide access to unitised trade flows for their hinterlands. They generally possess limited water depth and ha...

Port governance in the UK: Planning without policy

Journal Article
Monios, J. (2017)
Port governance in the UK: Planning without policy. Research in Transportation Business and Management, 22, 78-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rtbm.2016.10.006
The UK's highly privatised port system means that, while many of the issues in the port governance literature relevant to port concessions do not arise here, the respective ro...

Drivers for vertical integration in the rail sector: using wagons as “relationship specific assets"

Journal Article
Monios, J., & Bergqvist, R. (2016)
Drivers for vertical integration in the rail sector: using wagons as “relationship specific assets". International Journal of Logistics Management, The, 27(2), 533-551. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJLM-01-2015-0021
Purpose – This paper uses a combination of transaction cost economics (TCE), the resource-based view (RBV) and the relational view to analyse vertical integration in the rail ...

Intermodal freight terminals: a life cycle governance framework.

Book
Monios, J., & Bergqvist, R. (2016)
Intermodal freight terminals: a life cycle governance framework. Ashgate Publishing
Much work has been done on port governance yet little has addressed intermodal terminal governance, despite the clear similarities. This book fills that gap by establishing a ...

Determinants of port centrality in maritime container transportation

Journal Article
Wang, Y., & Cullinane, K. (2016)
Determinants of port centrality in maritime container transportation. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 95, 326-340. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tre.2016.04.002
This paper adapts Freeman’s measures of degree, closeness and betweenness centrality and applies them to assessing: port centrality in relation to direct connectivity; accessi...

Competition and complementarity between seaports and hinterlands for locating distribution activities.

Report
Monios, J., Notteboom, T., Wilmsmeier, G. & Rodrigue, J. (2016)
Competition and complementarity between seaports and hinterlands for locating distribution activities
A locational duality in port-related distribution activities is emerging. In some regions, distribution activities have moved from ports to inland locations, driven in part by...

A life cycle framework for governance of Intermodal terminals; planning, operations and strategic management.

Book
Monios, J., & Bergqvist, R. (2016)
A life cycle framework for governance of Intermodal terminals; planning, operations and strategic management. In T. Kramberger, V. Potočan, V. Ipavec, & A. Chin (Eds.), Strategic Sustainable Logistics and Transportation Planning Strategies, 24-45. Hershey PA, USA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-0001-8.ch002
This chapter establishes a framework for the governance of intermodal terminals throughout their life cycle, based on the product life cycle. The framework covers the initial ...