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Global Liner Shipping

Global Liner Shipping

The Engine Room of World Trade

Lars Jensen


Learn all aspects of fundamental liner trade with this step-by-step guide written by one of the biggest names in the industry, Lars Jensen.

Available to pre-order from 3rd August 2017
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About the book

Liner shipping connects countries, markets, businesses and people, allowing them to buy and sell goods on a scale not previously possible. As the lifeblood of global economic vitality, ocean shipping contributes significantly to international stability and security.

Global Liner Shipping fills a gap in the market for a comprehensive book covering all aspects of liner trade. The industry is going through a period of change, so logistics managers and students need to understand how to deal with the current disruptions.

In Global Liner Shipping, Lars Jensen, one of the biggest names in the industry, covers topics such as network development, supply/demand analysis, collaboration, liner profit and loss, e-commerce, risk management and process management.

Each chapter ends with a real-life case study and open-ended questions.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 01: Historical Origins;
    • Chapter - 02: Key Differences Between Tramp Shipping and Liner Shipping;
    • Chapter - 03: Container Transportation Demand;
    • Chapter - 04: Primary Goods;
    • Chapter - 05: Manufactured Goods;
    • Chapter - 06: Semi-Manufactured Goods;
    • Chapter - 07: Container Vessel Types;
    • Chapter - 08: Equipment Flow;
    • Chapter - 09: Network Development;
    • Chapter - 10: Supply/Demand Analysis;
    • Chapter - 11: Collaboration;
    • Chapter - 12: Liner Companies;
    • Chapter - 13: Liner Profit and Loss;
    • Chapter - 14: eCommerce and IT;
    • Chapter - 15: Environmental Issues;
    • Chapter - 16: The Customer “Eco-System";
    • Chapter - 17: Capacity Management;
    • Chapter - 18: Risk Management;
    • Chapter - 19: Container Vessel Markets;
    • Chapter - 20: Process Management;
    • Chapter - 21: Competitive Strategies in Liner Shipping

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749481087
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd November 2017
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 234x156
  • 288 pages

About the Author

Lars Jensen is CEO and Partner of Sea Intelligence Consulting. He is also the co-founder of SeaIntel Maritime Analysis, founded in 2011, and CEO and founder of CyberKeel, focusing on cyber security in the maritime industry. He is CEO of the online-only container carrier Youship, as well as in charge of developing and implementing eCommerce strategy in Maersk Line. In 2016, he co-founded LinerGrid, providing advanced tools to optimize network design for container carriers, and joined the board of the New York Shipping Exchange. He teaches and coaches at the maritime MBA at Copenhagen Business School.

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