A Decision Support Tool for Locating an Impact of an Inland Port in Inland Empire

By diverting port-related truck trips to rail, the development and operation of an inland port in southern California: increase transportation efficiency by switching from truck to train, create a smoother flow on the highways, create a cleaner environment, Increase the capacity of the ports, reduce demands on port land, and promote inland economic development and logistics integration. The secondary functions could be: empty container depot, air cargo consolidation, transloading, free trade zoning, agile port container sorting, value-added services, and trade processing. In several reports, Inland Empire has been named as an attractive location for an inland port serving ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Provided by: California State University Topic: Security Date Added: Dec 2009 Format: PDF

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