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Contents

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Policy Recommendations Notes

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Appendix 1

Sequencing of Transit Logistics

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Appendix 2

Details on the Supply Chain Model

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Appendix 3

Revealed Modal Choices and the Value of Time

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References

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Index

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Boxes 1.1 1.2 2.1 3.1 3.2 3.3 4.1 5.1 6.1

The Almaty Programme of Action (2003) Are Exports from Landlocked Countries Constrained Like Imports? Breakdown of Vehicle Operating Costs Shortcomings of the Current Macroestimation of Transportation Costs The Purpose of Transit Systems: Delayed Customs Clearance Supply Chain Fragmentation in Inefficient Transit Regimes: Some Key Elements Assessing the Value of Time What about Rents in Exports Logistics? Proposals for Re-engineering Transit Systems and an Application to the Douala Corridor Pilot Scheme Serving Chad and the Central African Republic

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Figures 1.1 1.2 2.1 2.2 2.3 3.1

The Vicious Circle of Logistics for Landlocked Countries A Logical Framework with the Service Provider as the Core of the System Comparison of Transport Prices in Different Parts of the World, 2006–07 Average Truck Mileage for Selected Countries Trucking Price and Trucking Market Structure The Generic Series of Transit Operation for Imports

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The Cost of Being Landlocked  

This book proposes a new analytical framework to interpret and model the constraints faced by logistics chains in landlocked countries. The...

The Cost of Being Landlocked  

This book proposes a new analytical framework to interpret and model the constraints faced by logistics chains in landlocked countries. The...