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Planning the Location of Intermodal Freight Hubs: an Agent Based Approach

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Planning the Location of Intermodal Freight Hubs: an Agent Based Approach
—Intermodal freight transportation is defined as a system that carries freight from origin to destination by using two or more transportation modes. In this system, hubs are one of the key elements that function as transferring points of freight between different modes. The location of hubs is one of the most crucial success factors in intermodal freight transportation and needs to be considered very carefully as it has direct and indirect impacts on different stakeholders including investors, policy makers, infrastructure providers, hub operators, hub users, and the community. There have been several attempts to evaluate intermodal freight hub location decisions by using conventional multi-objective evaluation models. Only a few studies take community’s benefits into account next to the costs and it is difficult to assess the relationship between system level performance and the prefered solution for individual actors. This paper aims at developing an integral model for the evalua...
Koen H. van Dam, Zofia Verwater-Lukszo, Luis Ferre
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Type Conference
Year 2007
Where ICNSC
Authors Koen H. van Dam, Zofia Verwater-Lukszo, Luis Ferreira, Ackchai Sirikijpanichkul
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