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Stakeholder’s profitability of carrier-led consolidation strategies in urban goods distribution

Author
Estrada, M.; Roca-Riu, M.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Transportation research. Part E, logistics and transportation review
Date of publication
2017-08
Volume
104
First page
165
Last page
188
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tre.2017.06.009 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/107418 Open in new window
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/317855590_Stakeholder%27s_profitability_of_carrier-led_consolidation_strategies_in_urban_goods_distribution Open in new window
URL
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1366554516309656 Open in new window
Abstract
This paper presents the necessary conditions to ensure a minimal profitability of carrier-led consolidation strategies in urban distribution. These conditions are shown by compact formulas obtained by continuous approximations representing the cost of the stakeholders involved: society, regular carriers, consolidation facility operator and environment. The domain of the retailer density variable that always produces negative effects on each stakeholder has been identified. The envelope of this d...
Citation
Estrada, M., Roca-Riu, M. Stakeholder’s profitability of carrier-led consolidation strategies in urban goods distribution. "Transportation research. Part E, logistics and transportation review", Agost 2017, vol. 104, p. 165-188.
Keywords
City logistics, Consolidation strategies, Freight modeling, Last-mile network, Urban consolidation centers
Group of research
BIT - Barcelona Innovative Transportation

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