Search for dissertations about: "Forest logistics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words Forest logistics.

  1. 1. Customers' logistics service requirements and logistics strategies in the Swedish sawmill industry

    Author : Åsa Gustafsson; Anne Toppinen; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Logistics strategy; House-building industry; Retail industry; Sawmill industry; and Service requirements; Forest economics; Skogsekonomi;

    Abstract : The future of the sawmill industry is uncertain; this is partly due to its internal structural changes, but also due to structural changes amongst their customers. Concurrently, competition within the industry is increasing, and therefore focus is constantly being placed on reducing costs and leveraging economies of scale. READ MORE

  2. 2. Supply chain optimization in the forest industry

    Author : Helene Gunnarsson Lidestam; Mikael Rönnqvist; Jan Lundgren; Eldon Gunn; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Supply chain; logistics; forestry; optimization; modelling; transportation; mixed integer programming models; försörjningskedjor; logistik; optimering; modellering; transportplanering; blandade heltalsproblem; skogsindustrin; Optimization; systems theory; Optimeringslära; systemteori;

    Abstract : The scope of this thesis is modelling and solving large-scale planning problems in the supply chain within the forest industry. Five research papers are included, the first three of which focus on the modelling, and the last two on the solution methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Optimisation of Forest Road Investments and the Roundwood Supply Chain

    Author : Leif Olsson; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Stochastic Programming; Scenario Analysis; Mixed-Integer Linear Programming; Forest Logistics; Upgrading of gravel roads; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; MATHEMATICS; MATEMATIK;

    Abstract : In a pre-study, concerning roundwood freshness, performed by the Forestry Research Institute of Sweden during the spring of 2000, the quality on the forest road network was identified as a major problem for the Swedish forest sector. These problems mostly occur during spring thaw, but also when rains give muddy gravel roads. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cost allocation methods in cooperative transportation planning

    Author : Joen Dahlberg; Stefan Engevall; Maud Göthe-Lundgren; Jenny Karlsson; Athanasios Migdalas; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : Transportation, together with transportation planning for goods, provides good conditions for economic growth and is a natural part of modern society. However, transportation has negative side effects, including emissions and traffic congestion. READ MORE

  5. 5. Data-driven lead-acid battery lifetime prognostics

    Author : Sergii Voronov; Erik Frisk; Mattias Krysander; Jonas Biteus; Thorsteinn Rögnvaldsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : To efficiently transport goods by heavy-duty trucks, it is important that vehicles have a high degree of availability and in particular avoid becoming standing by the road unable to continue the transport mission. An unplanned stop by the road does not only cost due to the delay in delivery, but can also lead to a damaged cargo. READ MORE