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Transland Shipping: Dealing with Cross-border Logistics Barrier                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Product Ref: 05/233C Company: N/A

Product Type: Case Industry: Transportation

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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
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