Abstract

Prof. Islam El-Nakib
Challenges of River Transport Logistics Development: The case of Egypt
This research aims at presenting a comprehensive overview of the river transport sector in Egypt. The sector is facing several challenges and barriers to development. Logistics of inland waterways of Egypt has unique characteristics and abilities to be utilised properly and efficiently. However, there are numerous reasons for establishing a sound logistics system in Egypt which therefore hinders the development of the river transport sector. This paper is considered as a basic trail to conceptualise the factors affecting the river transport sector in Egypt. This study could be used as a key element for further development of mathematical model for the area of investigation.