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Truck Appointment Systems and Reefers: Is There a Connection?

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Author(s): Raka Jovanovic, Scientist, Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute

In the recent decades, there have been two independent new developments in the maritime shipment of containerized goods. The first one is the rapid growth of the cold supply chain through the use of reefers. The second one is the use of truck appointment systems (TAS) at container terminals to avoid gate congestion…


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