Improvement of Rail-sea Multimodal Transport with Dry Port Construction: Case Study of Ningbo-Zhoushan Port
Science Journal of Business and Management
Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2017, Pages: 78-87
Received: Apr. 5, 2017;
Published: Apr. 6, 2017
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Feng Sun, Institute of Logistics Science & Engineering, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, China
Xuefeng Wang, College of Transport & Communications, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, China
Lin Jin, Institute of Logistics Science & Engineering, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, China
Yeru Shi, College of Transport & Communications, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, China
For interaction between dry port and sea port, rail-sea multimodal transport is the main transportation and organization mode. The extended construction of corridors of rail-sea multimodal transport needed to be studied further. It will help to establish unified mechanism of transportation coordination, realize compatible standard transport rules, and promote the development of enterprises of sea and dry ports. Take Ningbo-Zhoushan sea port as an example, the options of multimodal transport corridors from Ningbo-Zhoushan to southwest areas are analyzed and optimized. In this paper, a TOPSIS decision model based on entropy weight is proposed, helping to effectively select the optimal multimodal transport plan. It is concluded that the best transport plan of 20 feet container from Ningbo-Zhoushan to Chengdu and Guiyang is the direct railway transport. The best transport plan of 20 feet container from Ningbo-Zhoushan to Kunming is the goods transported by rail from Ningbo-Zhoushan to Chongqing and then road from Chongqing to Kunming. Finally, it is suggested that promote the extension and radiation of port function and invest in the construction and operation of dry port.
Improvement of Rail-sea Multimodal Transport with Dry Port Construction: Case Study of Ningbo-Zhoushan Port, Science Journal of Business and Management.
Vol. 5, No. 2,
2017, pp. 78-87.
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