Week 6 Forum.docx - Why did the author of this week's...

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Why did the author of this week's reading find it necessary to compare the European and North American systems; are they really that different? How do costs of transportation impact global trade? I feel the author wanted to show how Europeans and North Americans have well established modes of travel, transportation, and are close. With major road networks, established train routes and cheap and easy airfares assist with the short travel distances in Europe, must like what we have in the United States. With the open travel policy in Europe to cross borders without having to show one’s passport, this is truly like driving from Washington, D.C. to New York City. As supply and demand are on the rise, the amount of transportation costs are on the rise also. This is critical to the costs of import and export goods as fuel prices are the major contributor to this problem. As natural disasters like what we have seen over the last 3 months with 3 major
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  • Summer '15
  • DavidEPatton
  • Supply And Demand, Maritime Transport, short travel distances, major road networks, open travel policy

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