publication . Article . 2012

Managing Risks in Dry Port Operations

Ciortescu Cezar-Gabriel; Pãvãla?cu Narcis Sebastian;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: Ovidius University Annals, Economic Sciences Series, volume XII, issue 1 May, pages 851-855
Abstract
The purpose of this paper is to have an in-depth look into the phenomenon of risk assessment and risk management strategies in managing dry port operations as an integrated part into international containerized freight trade. The fact that world crises take the form of disruptions, bankruptcies, breakdowns, macroeconomic and political changes, and disasters leads to higher risks and makes risk management more and more difficult. This paper aims to discuss the theory behind the dry port concept and to explore the possibility of improving its management by increasing its economic performance by correlating it with new policies regarding risk strategies. The resear...
Subjects
free text keywords: dry port, freight containers, risk management., jel:D81, jel:L92, jel:R40
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