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Using Seaports in Distribution Logistics of Cars on the Example of the Toyota Company
1 Kazimierz Pułaski University of Technology and Humanities in Radom, Radom, Poland
ABSTRACT: The maritime transport is an element of the intermodal transport, which makes the distribution process of automotive industry more efficient. The article presents possibilities of using the sea transport and seaports in the logistic chain of car distribution on the example of the Toyota company. Toyota is one of the largest car manufacturers in the world, having (among others) its logistic centers of distribution in seaports of Grimsby (Grimsby Logistic Centre in North East Lincolnshire ? England) and Sagunto (Sagunto Logistic Centre in Valencia ? Spain).
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Citation note:
Łukasik Z., Wąsowicz A.: Using Seaports in Distribution Logistics of Cars on the Example of the Toyota Company. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 9, No. 4, doi:10.12716/1001.09.04.03, pp. 477-481, 2015

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