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Engineering - Production & Process Engineering | Transport and Logistics in a Globalizing World - A Focus on Italy

Transport and Logistics in a Globalizing World

A Focus on Italy

Mariotti, Ilaria

2015, XVI, 92 p. 6 illus.

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  • State of the art of the impact of globalisation on the transport and logistics industry
  • Literature review embracing: transport economics, regional economics, international economics
  • Empirical analysis of the case for Italy

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Firm Heterogeneity - Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) - Globalization - Integration Strategies - Transport and Logistics

Related subjects » Production & Logistics - Production & Process Engineering - Regional / Spatial Science

Table of contents / Preface 

Transport and logistics in a globalizing world: an appraisal.- Location determinants of transport and logistics FDIs. A focus on China and Italy.- Integration strategies and the related drivers. A focus on inward FDIs in Italy.- Domestic and foreign logistics firms. How heterogeneity affects firm performance.- The effects of manufacturing internationalization on transport and logistics. Empirical evidence on Italy.- Conclusions.- Appendix. The LogINT database.

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