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Published by International Transport Forum, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development in [Paris] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Containerization -- Turkey,
  • Transportation -- Turkey,
  • intermodal transportation

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Turkey"s continuing economic expansion depends on the diversification of its transport modes and especially on the development of efficient multimodal services. It"s role as a hub for Europe, Asia, and the Middle East and as a facilitator of global exchange will be enhanced with a strategy and measures to support a range of intermodal logistic and transport services. This work analyzes the current situation and sets forth some of the actions and policies needed to stimulate the development of a truly multimodal transport system.--Publisher"s description.

Edition Notes

ContributionsInternational Transport Forum., Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development., SourceOECD (Online service)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE268.25 .I57 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination194 p. :
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23718107M
ISBN 10928210222X
ISBN 109789282102220
LC Control Number2009470835

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