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Submission to the Department of Transport for the Public Consultation on the Ten- year Strategy for the Haulage Sector (2021)
Report
Plant, E., Zhang, X., Ivers, R., Hayes, T., Henry, J., & Curran, M. (2021). Submission to the Department of Transport for the Public Consultation on the Ten- year Strategy for the Haulage Sector. Dublin: CILT Ireland

The Department of Transport sought views on the development of a strategy for the haulage sector and implement a 10-year strategy for the sector to improve efficiencies, standards, and helping the sector move to a low-carbon future. A total of 26 que... Read More about Submission to the Department of Transport for the Public Consultation on the Ten- year Strategy for the Haulage Sector.

Efficiency, productivity and returns to scale in ports: a comparison of data envelopment analysis and econometric estimation with application to Caribbean Small Island Developing States (2018)
Journal Article
Julien, S., Cowie, J., & Monios, J. (2020). Efficiency, productivity and returns to scale in ports: a comparison of data envelopment analysis and econometric estimation with application to Caribbean Small Island Developing States. Maritime Economics and Logistics, 22(2), 239-264. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41278-018-0115-y

This paper investigates the evolutionary technical efficiency and productivity of ports in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The focus is primarily on Caribbean SIDS, benchmarked against two comparator groups: major top ports and ports in other... Read More about Efficiency, productivity and returns to scale in ports: a comparison of data envelopment analysis and econometric estimation with application to Caribbean Small Island Developing States.

Institutional Influences on the Development of Urban Freight Transport Policies by Local Authorities (2018)
Book Chapter
Akgün, E. Z., & Monios, J. (2018). Institutional Influences on the Development of Urban Freight Transport Policies by Local Authorities. In M. Kamargianni, & Y. Shiftan (Eds.), Preparing for the New Era of Transport Policies: Learning from Experience (169-195). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.atpp.2018.07.004

Urban freight transport (UFT) provides the last mile delivery of goods, return of unwanted or recyclable goods and the removal of waste. Despite such benefits, freight vehicles often cause adverse impacts on the economy, environment and society such... Read More about Institutional Influences on the Development of Urban Freight Transport Policies by Local Authorities.

Identifying competitive strategies for each phase of the intermodal terminal life cycle (2017)
Journal Article
Monios, J., & Bergqvist, R. (2017). Identifying competitive strategies for each phase of the intermodal terminal life cycle. Research in Transportation Business and Management, 23, 97-105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rtbm.2017.02.007

This paper applies the marketing strategy literature to the four phases of the intermodal terminal life cycle (ITLC) to identify the appropriate competitive strategy to be undertaken at each phase, based on fluctuating markets and competitor behaviou... Read More about Identifying competitive strategies for each phase of the intermodal terminal life cycle.

Cascading feeder vessels and the rationalisation of small container ports (2017)
Journal Article
Monios, J. (2017). Cascading feeder vessels and the rationalisation of small container ports. Journal of Transport Geography, 59, 88-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2017.02.001

Small container ports rely on feeder services from hub ports to provide access to unitised trade flows for their hinterlands. They generally possess limited water depth and handling facilities, as investments required to handle larger vessels are not... Read More about Cascading feeder vessels and the rationalisation of small container ports.

Cascading feeder vessels and the rationalisation of small container ports. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Monios, J. (2017). Cascading feeder vessels and the rationalisation of small container ports. In Proceedings of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) Conferencehttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2017.02.001

Small container ports rely on feeder services from hub ports to provide access to unitised trade flows for their hinterlands. They generally possess limited water depth and handling facilities, as investments required to handle larger vessels are not... Read More about Cascading feeder vessels and the rationalisation of small container ports..

Port governance in the UK: Planning without policy (2016)
Journal Article
Monios, J. (2017). Port governance in the UK: Planning without policy. Research in Transportation Business and Management, 22, 78-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rtbm.2016.10.006

The UK's highly privatised port system means that, while many of the issues in the port governance literature relevant to port concessions do not arise here, the respective roles of harbour authorities and port operators continue to be questioned. Th... Read More about Port governance in the UK: Planning without policy.

Drivers for vertical integration in the rail sector: using wagons as “relationship specific assets" (2016)
Journal Article
Monios, J., & Bergqvist, R. (2016). Drivers for vertical integration in the rail sector: using wagons as “relationship specific assets". International Journal of Logistics Management, The, 27(2), 533-551. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJLM-01-2015-0021

Purpose – This paper uses a combination of transaction cost economics (TCE), the resource-based view (RBV) and the relational view to analyse vertical integration in the rail sector, through which rail wagons are viewed as “relationship specific asse... Read More about Drivers for vertical integration in the rail sector: using wagons as “relationship specific assets".

Intermodal freight terminals: a life cycle governance framework. (2016)
Book
Monios, J., & Bergqvist, R. (2016). Intermodal freight terminals: a life cycle governance framework. Ashgate Publishing

Much work has been done on port governance yet little has addressed intermodal terminal governance, despite the clear similarities. This book fills that gap by establishing a governance framework for situating analysis of intermodal terminals through... Read More about Intermodal freight terminals: a life cycle governance framework..

Determinants of port centrality in maritime container transportation (2016)
Journal Article
Wang, Y., & Cullinane, K. (2016). Determinants of port centrality in maritime container transportation. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 95, 326-340. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tre.2016.04.002

This paper adapts Freeman’s measures of degree, closeness and betweenness centrality and applies them to assessing: port centrality in relation to direct connectivity; accessibility to all ports in the network (direct and indirect routes) and; as an... Read More about Determinants of port centrality in maritime container transportation.

Competition and complementarity between seaports and hinterlands for locating distribution activities. (2016)
Report
Monios, J., Notteboom, T., Wilmsmeier, G., & Rodrigue, J. (2016). Competition and complementarity between seaports and hinterlands for locating distribution activities

A locational duality in port-related distribution activities is emerging. In some regions, distribution activities have moved from ports to inland locations, driven in part by ‘push factors’ such as port congestion and scarcity of land for container... Read More about Competition and complementarity between seaports and hinterlands for locating distribution activities..

A life cycle framework for governance of Intermodal terminals; planning, operations and strategic management. (2016)
Book Chapter
Monios, J., & Bergqvist, R. (2016). A life cycle framework for governance of Intermodal terminals; planning, operations and strategic management. In T. Kramberger, V. Potočan, V. Ipavec, & A. Chin (Eds.), Strategic Sustainable Logistics and Transportation Planning Strategies, 24-45. IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-0001-8.ch002

This chapter establishes a framework for the governance of intermodal terminals throughout their life cycle, based on the product life cycle. The framework covers the initial planning by the public sector, the public/private split in funding and owne... Read More about A life cycle framework for governance of Intermodal terminals; planning, operations and strategic management..

Logistical challenges facing Scottish importers and exporters (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Monios, J. (2016, March). Logistical challenges facing Scottish importers and exporters. Presented at Developing Scotland’s International Seaports: Securing Economic Growth

Presentation delivered at the Developing Scotland’s International Seaports: Securing Economic Growth Conference, 2016.

Institutional structure and agency in the governance of spatial diversification of port system evolution in Latin America. (2016)
Journal Article
Wilmsmeier, G., & Monios, J. (2016). Institutional structure and agency in the governance of spatial diversification of port system evolution in Latin America. Journal of Transport Geography, 51, 294-307. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2015.02.004

Port development is challenged not only by growing trade flows, but by institutional conditions that are more contextual, exhibiting aspects of both path dependence and contingency. This paper analyses the intersection of two clear trends in the evol... Read More about Institutional structure and agency in the governance of spatial diversification of port system evolution in Latin America..

Between path dependency and contingency: New challenges for the geography of port system evolution (2016)
Journal Article
Monios, J., & Wilmsmeier, G. (2016). Between path dependency and contingency: New challenges for the geography of port system evolution. Journal of Transport Geography, 51, 247-251. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2016.01.008

Seaports play a critical role as gateways and facilitators of economic interchange and logistics processes and thus have become crucial nodes in globalised production networks andmobility systems. Both the physical port infrastructure and its operati... Read More about Between path dependency and contingency: New challenges for the geography of port system evolution.

Understanding seaport competitiveness of global transhipment hub ports in the Caribbean region: an application of a generalized diamond model (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Julien, S., & Monios, J. (2015). Understanding seaport competitiveness of global transhipment hub ports in the Caribbean region: an application of a generalized diamond model. In Proceedings of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) Conference

Presentation delivered at the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) Conference 2015.

A Competitive Analysis of Chinese Container Ports Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process (2015)
Book Chapter
Song, D., & Yeo, G. (2015). A Competitive Analysis of Chinese Container Ports Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process. In H. Haralambides (Ed.), Port Management, 339-359. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137475770_16

Over 20% of the world's container traffic occurs from Asian ports. China's entry into the market has significantly stimulated this process. Since China adopted its liberalised economic policy in the 1970s, its economy has grown at an average rate of... Read More about A Competitive Analysis of Chinese Container Ports Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process.

The effect of shipping knowledge and absorptive capacity on organisational Innovation and logistics value. (2015)
Journal Article
Lee, E., & Song, D. (2015). The effect of shipping knowledge and absorptive capacity on organisational Innovation and logistics value. The international journal of logistics management, 26, 218-237. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJLM-01-2013-0011

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine what types of shipping knowledge are crucial in order for shipping companies to survive in dynamic business environment, and to investigate how the shipping knowledge affects the company’s performanc... Read More about The effect of shipping knowledge and absorptive capacity on organisational Innovation and logistics value..

Using a “virtual joint venture” to facilitate the adoption of intermodal transport. (2015)
Journal Article
Monios, J., & Bergqvist, R. (2015). Using a “virtual joint venture” to facilitate the adoption of intermodal transport. Supply chain management, 20(5), 534-548. https://doi.org/10.1108/SCM-02-2015-0051

Purpose The supply chain literature discusses various models of supply chain collaboration and integration. When applied to logistics, each has been shown to exhibit different levels of success depending on particular factors. This paper examines a s... Read More about Using a “virtual joint venture” to facilitate the adoption of intermodal transport..