chapter  7
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Measuring Port Performance: Lessons from the Waterfront

The term 'integration' applies to container transport and the various players involved in gateway and corridor development associated with container freight movement. This chapter outlines and interprets the Senate's hearings and report with a concluding statement on what can be learned from such an analysis, namely Hulls and Hesse and Rodrigue's perspectives on transportation and integration. It explores how the term integration was used in association with container transportation. No specific recommendation was made about improving the relationship, although it could be argued that the entire report had as its overriding mandate of improving the policy and operations of an integrated container transportation system for the benefit of the Canadian economy. The transport policy viewpoints relate well to Hull's vertical dimension of transport integration, that is, to inter-government policy creation involving different tiers of government. The transport policy viewpoints relate well to Hull's vertical dimension of transport integration to inter-government policy creation involving different tiers of government.