Search for dissertations about: "transport efficiency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 571 swedish dissertations containing the words transport efficiency.

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

    Author : Victor Eriksson; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    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

  2. 2. Efficiency and acceptability of pricing policies and transport investments in distorted economies

    Author : Jonas Westin; Lars-Göran Mattsson; Jonas Eliasson; Joel Franklin; Kurt Van Dender; KTH; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; road pricing; transport investment; cost-benefit analysis; tax distortions; transport policies; welfare effects; political economy; acceptability; SRA - Transport; SRA - Transport;

    Abstract : This thesis contains five papers studying the economic efficiency and political acceptability of road pricing policies and transport investments in distorted economies. Interactions between the transport market and other distorted markets, such as the labor market, can have a large impact on the welfare effect of a road pricing policy or a transport investment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Competition in Public Transport : Essays on competitive tendering and open-access competition in Sweden

    Author : Andreas Vigren; Svante Mandell; Jan-Eric Nilsson; Nash Nash; Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Public transport; Contract; Tender; Bus; Economic efficiency; Competition; Location; Transport operator; Depot transp ; Impact study; Railway; Line transp ; 02 Road: Economics; 02 Road: Economics; 111 Road: Public transport; 111 Road: Public transport; J13 Railway: Economics; J13 Railway: Economics; Transportvetenskap;

    Abstract : The results of this work show that the cost efficiency of tendered bus services is similar across all Swedish counties, except for the more high-density counties where efficiency is lower. Considerably lower efficiency is also found for contracts with services run in-house by the Public Transport Authority (PTA), compared to when the same service is run by a private actor. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluating and Improving the Transport Efficiency of Logistics Operations

    Author : Jiali Fu; Harilaos Koutsopoulos; Constantinos Antoniou; KTH; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; transport efficiency; earthmoving operations; off-peak urban deliveries; simulation; optimization; GPS data; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : The thesis focuses on evaluating and improving the transport efficiency of two types of logistics operations in the supply chain.One research area is the production of raw material in construction operations, specifically earthmoving operations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Costs in Swedish Public Transport : An analysis of cost drivers and cost efficiency in public transport contracts

    Author : Andreas Vigren; Svante Mandell; Johan Holmgren; Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cost; Increase; Efficiency; Contract; Procurement; Public transport; 02 Road: Economics; 02 Road: Economics; Transportvetenskap;

    Abstract : During the last seven years, the total cost for Swedish public transport provision has increased by over 30 percent in real terms according to figures from the government agency Transport Analysis. A similar pattern is found if considering a longer time span. READ MORE