Ekonomiczne Problemy Usług (Jan 2016)

Time and cost competitiveness of inland waterway transport in relation to alternative modes of transport for hinterland of the Szczecin-Świnoujscie port complex (case studies)

  • Kasper Jędrzychowski,
  • Dariusz Karkos

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 124


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The article presents the analysis of competitiveness of time and cost of carriage charges by three transport branches: road, rail, and inland navigation. The authors tried to take into consideration all costs involved in transporting a particular type of cargo for different branches of transport. The cost of transportation and cargo handling costs are adopted in force at April 2015. The authors try to prove by what class of waterways, inland navigation would become competitive with other branches of transport.