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Empire-Logistics and Global Supply Chains

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We continue with Chapter 4, "Steamship Lines," of Getting the Goods: Ports, Labor, and the Logistics Revolution.

Here's the breakdown of reading assignments for the chapter:

  1. BS: pages 70-75, including:
    • Introduction
    • World Container Shipping
      • The World's Major Steamship Lines
    • The Business of Steamship Lines
      • Liners
      • Intermodal (Landbridge)
  2. GH: pages 75-80
      • Endemic Competition 
      • Liner Conferences
      • Alliances
      • Profitability
      • Chassis
  3. FMc: pages 80-84
      • Relations with Shippers
      • Organizations
      • In Memoriam: Interview Bob Kleist Evergreen
  4. KR: pages 84-87
  • The Nationality of Ships
    • Flags of Convenience
    • Shift in Ownership
    • Does Nationality Matter?
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5. MW: pages 87-92

    • Relations with the Ports
      • Freight Rates
      • Low Rates, Low Margins
      • Rates in the Trans-Pacific
      • The Ocean Shipping Reform Act

6. K¹K² (tag-teaming): pages 93-95

  • The Power of the Giant Retailers
    • Bigger is Better
  • Conclusion
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Friday, May 2, 2014 - 19:00
Redstone Building, 2940 16th Street, 94103 more
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