About the Author
Adolf K.Y. Ng is Professor of Transport and Supply Chain Management at the University of Manitoba in Canada. He researches and teaches transport geography, climate change, transport infrastructure planning and management, port-focal logistics, and global supply chains. He has published widely in the field, authoring and co-authoring over 150 publications, and co-author with Changmin Jiang of Transport Nodal System (Elsevier, Jan 2018). He is the Associate Editor of The Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics published by Elsevier, and serves on the board of a number of other journals. Changmin Jiang is an Assistant Professor of Transport and Supply Chain Management at the University of Manitoba in Canada, and an associate of the University of Manitoba Transport Institute. He is one of the leading young scholars worldwide in the field of transport economics and policy in the sectors of aviation, rail and maritime. He has received numerous prestigious accolades such as the Associates' Achievement Award for Outstanding Business Research. Paul D. Larson, Ph.D. is the CN Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Manitoba. He is also currently a Distinguished Senior Fellow/Professor in SCM and Social Responsibility at Hanken University. From 2005 to 2011, he was Head of the SCM Department and Director of the Transport Institute at the University of Manitoba. From 2006 to 2009, he led a curriculum development team, creating a new accreditation program for the Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC), which has since merged with Supply Chain Logistics Canada to become the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA). The Institute for Supply Management (ISM), under its former name, National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM), funded Dr. Larson's doctoral dissertation, which won the 1991 Academy of Marketing Science/Alpha Kappa Psi award. In 2012, working with the Greater Toronto Leadership Project, he wrote Supplier Diversity in the GTA: Business Case and Best Practices. Dr. Larson serves on the Editorial Review Boards of Journal of Business Logistics, Journal of Supply Chain Mana. . On February 18, 2017, he stood at Uhuru peak, Tanzania, the highest point in Africa, for a second time. He can be reached via e-mail at: email@example.com. Barry Prentice is a Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Manitoba, Associate of their Transport Institute, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Transportation Research Forum. He has authored or co-authored more than 250 research reports and journal articles, is former President of National Transportation Week, former Honorary President of Canadian Institute for Traffic and Transportation, and former President of the Canadian Transportation Research Forum. David Timothy Duval is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Winnipeg. His academic work focuses on the economic and legal regulation of commercial air transport. He is the Editor of Air Transport in the Asia Pacific (Ashgate, Nov-14).