On 26 April 2012 Eric Yap Chee Meng, Assistant Manager, Marketing and Business Development, Port of Tanjung Pelepas, Johore, Malaysia asked the following question:

“Can someone shared the logic and importance establishing an inland port (located 8km away from container terminal)? The inland port is fitted with various facilities i.e. free zone status, rail siding?”

A précis summary of action points suggested by contributors to the Linkedin “Container Terminals, Theories, Practicies, Problems” blog in response to the above question is shown in link below with some additional points added in red.
2 June 2012 Eric Yap – ICDs