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  • A Qualitative Analysis of Maritime Literature   Order a copy of this article
    by Ismail Bilge Cetin, Sedat Bastug 
    Abstract: The aim of this study was to explore and determine how maritime literature on freight transportation has developed and reveal prospects to academic researchers. To do this, journal articles were selected using the social science citation index, and a content analysis conducted on 3,365 articles. The findings show that most of this literature focuses on freight rates, with most studies specifically investigating container ships and bulk carriers. Other areas i.e. rail road, coastal shipping etc. remain under researched.
    Keywords: Academic Literature; Maritime Transportation; Systematic Literature Review; Shipping Journal.

  • A review of the current research status of China's ancient Logistics   Order a copy of this article
    by Yuanyuan Zhang, Meng Xu 
    Abstract: Although the concept of logistics is an imported product, the flow of things has existed in ancient China. In recent years, many scholars have devoted themselves to the research of Chinas ancient logistics and have achieved fruitful results. These achievements have focused on the research on the transportation and storage of Chinese ancient logistics. This article is divided into four parts to summarize the literature research status of Chinas ancient logistics transportation, logistics storage, regional logistics, logistics management thought and management system, and give a brief overview of the cost control of ancient logistics, ancient military logistics, ancient reverse logistics and so on. The evaluation of the current research status of Chinas ancient logistics has been made, and it is believed that although the study has some reference significance, it is still not systematic, so it is necessary to strengthen the research on the ancient logistics in China.
    Keywords: Ancient China; Logistics management; Literature research.