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Planning a freight network with hub and spoke strategies

Author
Roca-Riu, M.; Ortigosa , J.; Estrada, M.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
91st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
Date of publication
2012
Presentation's date
2012-01-23
Book of congress proceedings
Proceedings of the 91st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
First page
1
Last page
16
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/15815 Open in new window
Abstract
The location of freight terminals in a territory is a key factor for their performance and competitiveness. Nowadays, several factors led to the implantation of a freight terminal in an area and then different possible micro-locations are evaluated. Micro-location considers several pieces of land in the same region depending on prices, availability, and transport connections. However, the macro-location is not normally considered in current analysis, that is to say, that flows among regions...
Citation
M. Roca-Riu; Ortigosa, J.; Estrada, M. Planning a freight network with hub and spoke strategies. A: Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting. "Proceedings of the 91st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting". Washington D.C.: 2012, p. 1-16.

Participants

  • Roca Riu, Mireia  (author and speaker )
  • Ortigosa Marin, Javier  (author and speaker )
  • Estrada Romeu, Miguel Angel  (author and speaker )