Transformations in organising maritime transport of perishable goods

Izabela Kotowska
2016 Ekonomiczne Problemy Usług  
Transformations in organising maritime transport of perishable goods JEL codes: O18, R41 Abstract. Maritime transport of perishable goods, due to the nature of the cargo, requires very careful time planning and transport technology. Until recently, the main means for transporting refrigerated cargo were conventional reefer ships. However, the container revolution, which has been observed since the early 1990s, has a strong impact on the organization of the cold supply chains. The purpose of
more » ... The purpose of this article is to analyse the changes that have occurred in the technology of perishable cargo maritime transport, and evaluation of their impact on other links in the cold transport chain.
doi:10.18276/epu.2016.124-01 fatcat:a7gpampq7zgixgsj22zvshwdiq