Logistics Services: Global Functions and Global Cities

  title={Logistics Services: Global Functions and Global Cities},
  author={Kevin Douglas O'connor and Ben Derudder and Frank Witlox},
The services that organise global and regional trade are supplied by multi-locational, multi-functional, and information-intensive firms. However, in much urban and regional research, these firms are still seen as part of the transportation task, so their urban and regional impacts are expected to be expressed in concentrations of transportation infrastructure. This paper shows that there has been considerable functional and structural change within these services. In effect, they act like… CONTINUE READING