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Foreland-based regionalization: Integrating intermediate hubs with port hinterlands

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  • Rodrigue, Jean-Paul
  • Notteboom, Theo

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Development and changes in port hinterlands have received considerable attention as they represent substantial opportunities to improve the efficiency of global freight distributions. Port regionalization was a concept brought forward by Notteboom and Rodrigue (2005) to articulate the emerging port hinterland dynamics in light of containerization, supply chain management and the setting of inland terminals. This paper expands this concept by focusing on a particular dimension of the regionalization paradigm concerning the evolving role of intermediate hubs. It is argued that, in addition to hinterland-based regionalization, there is also a foreland-based regionalization where intermediate hubs capture a maritime hinterland. This intensity and viability of processes of foreland-based regionalization depend on multiple geographical, technical and market-related factors, and this paper identifies and analyzes these underlying parameters. By doing so, it assesses whether foreland-based regionalization is simply a transitional phase in port development or, alternatively, represents emerging functional characteristics of contemporary freight distributions.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Research in Transportation Economics.

Volume (Year): 27 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 19-29

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Handle: RePEc:eee:retrec:v:27:y:2010:i:1:p:19-29

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Keywords: Intermediate Hubs (Offshore) Liner Shipping Hinterland Foreland Regionalization Value-Added Logistics;

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  1. Thomas Vanoutrive, 2011. "Automatically generated port hinterlands," ERSA conference papers ersa11p560, European Regional Science Association.
  2. Pallis, Athanasios A. & de Langen, Peter W., 2010. "Seaports and the structural implications of the economic crisis," Research in Transportation Economics, Elsevier, vol. 27(1), pages 10-18.
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  4. Lättilä, Lauri & Henttu, Ville & Hilmola, Olli-Pekka, 2013. "Hinterland operations of sea ports do matter: Dry port usage effects on transportation costs and CO2 emissions," Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Elsevier, vol. 55(C), pages 23-42.
  5. Flämig, Heike & Hesse, Markus, 2011. "Placing dryports. Port regionalization as a planning challenge – The case of Hamburg, Germany, and the Süderelbe," Research in Transportation Economics, Elsevier, vol. 33(1), pages 42-50.

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