The City Network of West European advanced logistics

Author/s Cécile Sillig, Hilda Ghiara, Sébastien Antoine, Juste Ndayishimiye
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2019/124 Language Italian
Pages 26 P. 96-121 File size 185 KB
DOI 10.3280/ASUR2019-124005
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This paper proposes an analysis of West European logistics according to theWorld City Network approach. Unlike analysis on traffic flows, this approachfocuses on advanced services functions. The analysis shows that West Europeanlogistics is mainly governed from Central and Northern European cities. Firmslocate knowledge intensive and management functions in centers characterized byeither specialized knowledge, i.e. transport hubs and headquarters of competitors,or generic knowledge, i.e. World Cities.

Keywords: Logistics; Advanced Services; Western Europe; World City Network;Social Networks.

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Cécile Sillig, Hilda Ghiara, Sébastien Antoine, Juste Ndayishimiye, Logistica avanzata e reti di citta in Europa Occidentale in "ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI" 124/2019, pp 96-121, DOI: 10.3280/ASUR2019-124005