Search for dissertations about: "freight transport"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 76 swedish dissertations containing the words freight transport.

  1. 1. Urban freight transport sustainability - the interaction of urban freight and intermodal transport

    Author : Sönke Behrends; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; modal shift; urban sustainability; transport planning; pre- and post haulage; rail freight; sustainable freight transport; Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development; urban freight transport; longer and heavier vehicles; intermodal road-rail transport;

    Abstract : Intermodal road-rail transport (IRRT) has a significant urban dimension that affects the environmental benefits and the modal shift potential of rail freight. A sustainable modal shift, i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Transport Efficiency: Analysing the Transport Service Triad

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Victor Eriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; transport service; transport efficiency; activities; freight transport; transport service triad; triad; business relationships; actors; industrial network approach; resources;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with transport services and transport efficiency. There are growing environmental concerns for many industries and the freight transport industry in particular faces challenges in reducing its CO2 emissions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Modelling Intermodal Freight Transport - The Potential of Combined Transport in Sweden

    University dissertation from BAS Publishing, Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Jonas Flodén; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Intermodal transport; Combined transport; Modelling; Freight transport; Sweden; Potential; Heuristics; Environment;

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  4. 4. Sustainable Freight Transport from an Urban Perspective

    University dissertation from BAS Publishing, Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Sönke Behrends; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; sustainable transport; urban freight transport; intermodal transport; rail transport; Sustainability;

    Abstract : The trend of growing road freight transport causes significant negative impacts on the society, economy and environment. A substantial share of the road freight sector’s externalities is imposed on urban areas because cities are the main destination for freight flows either for production, consumption or for transfer to other locations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environmental concerns when purchasing freight transport

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Sara Rogerson; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Load factor; Freight transport; Coordination; Shipper; Green logistics; Purchasing process;

    Abstract : Companies that purchase freight transport (shippers) influence the conditions for how transport providers can execute the transport, which in turn influences CO2 emissions. The conditions can be influenced both by shippers’ purchasing processes for freight transport and when shippers prepare goods for delivery. READ MORE