Table 1: Search strings, databases, and search results.

Keywords DatabaseNumber of search resultsDuplicates removedTitle and abstractFinal result

Inter-terminal AND transportScopus13294068777
Web of Science12
ScienceDirect6
Google Scholar22
Container transport AND multi-terminalScopus1134
Web of Science7
ScienceDirect6
Google Scholar34
Freight transport AND multi-terminalScopus2024
Web of Science9
ScienceDirect3
Google Scholar24
Container transport AND seaportScopus25115
Web of Science29
ScienceDirect9
Google Scholar100
Freight transport AND seaportScopus44150
Web of Science25
ScienceDirect8
Google Scholar100
Container terminal AND transport AND networkScopus66176
Web of Science62
ScienceDirect25
Google Scholar100