Quotation Tong, Jian, Wang, Xiaona, Wen, Haitao, Kummer, Sebastian. 2010. Analysis and Comparison of the Transport Chain between China and Austria. In Proceeding: IEEE 2010 International Conference on Logistics Engineering and Intelligent Transportation Systems (LEITS2010), Hrsg. IEEE, 141-146. Wuhan, China: IEEE Press.


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Optimization of international transport chain may significantly contribute a successful outcome of international trade. The performance of various transport mode influences its selection. This paper analyses and compares the transport chain between China and Austria, aiming to identify the best practices and choose the optimal transport mode. Based on analyzing secondary data, the different transport modes are presented. The SWOT analysis was selected to analyze and compare the competitive operation of the various transport modes between China and Austria. It was explored the determinates of the selection of transport mode; The intermodal transport with sea & road and air transport are the main options; Also Price, timing, service grade and relationship with forwarder are the vital factors to the routine option between China and Austria. More secondary data should be used to validate the research in the future.

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Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication Contribution to conference proceedings
Language English
Title Analysis and Comparison of the Transport Chain between China and Austria
Title of whole publication Proceeding: IEEE 2010 International Conference on Logistics Engineering and Intelligent Transportation Systems (LEITS2010)
Editor IEEE
Page from 141
Page to 146
Location Wuhan, China
Publisher IEEE Press
Year 2010
ISBN 978-1-4244-8778-3
URL http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/login.jsp?url=http%3A%2F%2Fieeexplore.ieee.org%2Fstamp%2Fstamp.jsp%3Ftp%3D%26arnumber%3D5665011&authDecision=-203

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Tong, Jian (Former researcher)
Wen, Haitao (Former researcher)
Kummer, Sebastian (Details)
External
Wang, Xiaona
Organization
Institute for Transport and Logistics Management (Details)
Institute for Transport and Logistics Management (Details)
Research Institute for Supply Chain Management FI (Details)
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