Based on statistics and related literature, this book examines the growth status and future prospects of the Korean shipping industry over the past decade and compares them to the major maritime nations. The main contents regarding current status are the scope and characteristics of the shipping industry, characteristics of the cargo handling business in ports, trend in the number of companies and employees, sales, trend in the outbound cargo transport, and the refrigeration and freezing warehouse industry. Related to future prospects are as follows: economic outlook, the cargo transport in outer port, the refrigeration and freezing warehouse industry, and government policies. Regarding international trends, this book convers global logistics market forecast, global port logistics trends, shipping volume, total fleet controlled, and unmanned container terminal.
Born in South Korea, Ph.D. Management Information Systems.Currently working as a Professor in TenuredMajor Logistics, School of Economics, Finance, and LogisticsCollege of Economics and CommerceKyungsung University, Busan, South Korea.
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Trends and Prospects, Shipping Industry, Survey, Logistics
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General