Shipping news : the implications of electronic commerce for logistics and freight transport

@inproceedings{Hesse2002ShippingN,
  title={Shipping news : the implications of electronic commerce for logistics and freight transport},
  author={Markus Hesse},
  year={2002}
}
The paper considers the significance of electronic commerce (e-commerce) for freight transport, logistics and physical distribution, regarding both business to business and business to consumer commerce. The possible implications of e-commerce are analysed in the broader context of structural change, going beyond narrow assessments that overstate the significance of e-commerce and its potential to make freight traffic more efficient. The main argument of the paper is threefold: first, most… CONTINUE READING
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