Inland Ports (chapter update)

Functions of Inland Terminals

The Port Economics, Management and Policy chapter covering inland ports has been reviewed.

  1. A New Role for Inland Terminals. How inland terminals have played a growing role in hinterland transportation.
  2. Driving Forces. The main factors behind the development of inland ports.
  3. Functions within Transport Chains. The role they play is nodes within freight distribution systems.
  4. The Regional Impacts of Inland Ports. The pronounced regionalism of inland ports.
  5. Future Prospects. The main issues that may shape their development in the future.

The chapter is fully available through this link:

Chapter 2.3 – Inland Ports / Dry Ports | Port Economics, Management and Policy (