CABC Homepage
New Customer | Sign In
List of Popular Cases Newly Released Cases Faculty of Business and Economics Institutional Users Home Site Map
Advanced Search
 
Topic Index
Industry & Company Index
Most Popular Cases
Newly Released Cases
SME Cases Series
China Cases Series
India Cases Series
IT Industry Transformation Series
Cases in Chinese
Cases in Other Languages
Project SARS Rebound
Case Details:
Email to a friend
Transland Shipping: Dealing with Cross-border Logistics Barrier    
 
Product Ref: 05/233C Company: N/A

Product Type: Case Industry: Transportation

Related Product(s): Teaching Note
Authors: Amy Lau   Kee-Hung Lai   Paul Li   Yew-ming Chia   Emily Ho
Hong Kong logistics companies are facing increased competition from the Chinese mainland operators, particularly in cross-border logistics business in the Pearl River Delta region. The Case examines the cost structure of Transland's (a Hong Kong-based third-party logistics operator) cross-border trucking operation, the inefficiencies captured in the logistics pipeline and the cargo and sea trade challenges facing Hong Kong.
Functional Area : Accounting & Control
Production & Operations Management

Issues: Supply chain efficiency; cross-border logistics issues; how to use activity-based costing as a tool to improve supply chain efficiency; choice of transportation modes; competitive advantage
Length: 25 pages Country: Hong Kong SAR

Pub. Year: 2005 Level of Difficulty: 2
         
This product type is available in the following language(s):      English   Simplified Chinese
         
Related Information: N/A
 
Order This Item
Type Language Quantity * Unit Price
Case (05/233C) HK$58 / US$7.5
* Order quantity should include copies that you plan to make
   for class use or distribute for other purposes.
   You will not be shipped hard copies for cases.