Research Trends of Inland Terminals: A Literature Review

  • Tomislav Rožić University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences
  • Kristijan Rogić University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences
  • Ivona Bajor University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences
Keywords: inland terminals, intermodal transport, ports hinterland, inland port, dry port,

Abstract

Inland terminals are becoming an increasingly important factor for disburdening port storage capacities and the expansion of the port gravitational areas. The above defines inland terminals as facilities with prolonged activities of seaports, or an integral part of the port. Due to increased interest in the development of inland terminals, the literature in the field of inland terminals since the beginning of its research (1980) to the latest research in 2015 has been analysed
and revised. The review will summarize the literature related to development, classification, technological processes and location of inland terminals. In the end, the paper identifies a new proposition for further research based on the current trends and developments in inland terminals as an important factor of intermodal transport.

Author Biographies

Tomislav Rožić, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences
Department for Transportation Logistics
Kristijan Rogić, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences
Department for Transportation Logistics
Ivona Bajor, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences
Department for Transportation Logistics

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2016-10-28
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Rožić T, Rogić K, Bajor I. Research Trends of Inland Terminals: A Literature Review. PROMET [Internet]. 2016Oct.28 [cited 2019Dec.12];28(5):539-48. Available from: http://traffic.fpz.hr/index.php/PROMTT/article/view/2090
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