International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management
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#1Sachin Kumar Verma (Manipal University Jaipur)H-Index: 1
#2Mohd Rizwanullah (Manipal University Jaipur)H-Index: 1
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#1Eftihia Nathanail (UTH: University of Thessaly)H-Index: 10
#2Ioannis Karakikes (UTH: University of Thessaly)H-Index: 4
This study demonstrates and implements a holistic evaluation framework to investigate the convergence of experts' opinion towards implementing urban freight transportation solutions (policies and techniques) with recorded solution's impacts, at medium-sized cities. The framework is formulated based on a multi-criteria evaluation approach by considering sustainability disciplines (economy, environment, mobility, and society) and enablers (solution maturity, social acceptance, and user uptake). En...
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#1Monica Rasini (Polytechnic University of Milan)H-Index: 3
#2Elena Tappia (Polytechnic University of Milan)H-Index: 10
Last. Marco Melacini (Polytechnic University of Milan)H-Index: 19
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E-commerce dynamics are making the design of distribution systems more and more challenging, especially in grocery retailing. The use of stores as picking location for e-fulfilment brings the opportunity of both offering fast deliveries and exploiting synergies with the traditional channel. However, efficiently designing a store-based distribution system turns out to be a critical task. This paper addresses the tactical problem of selecting stores to be used as picking location and defining the ...
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#1Jayantha Rathnayake (Dalian Maritime University)H-Index: 1
#2Shuwen Yan (SWUFE: Southwestern University of Finance and Economics)
Last. J. A. Karunaratne (UoC: University of Colombo)H-Index: 1
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This paper examines the need for inland ports in Sri Lanka. A hybrid approach comprising both quantitative and qualitative methods was used in here using the data collected through primary surveys and published sources. It concludes that the inland ports of Sri Lanka are needed not very much as incentive to freight management process but as a solution to capacity-related issues on the roads. Findings further show that inland ports could offer relief to heavily congested roads of the city of Colo...
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This paper analyses the maritime network of the port of Valencia (Spain), which is the specific part of the global network that uses the port of Valencia. Four metrics of centrality are used to identify the ports that occupy crucial positions in the network. Then Kruskal's algorithm is used to obtain the minimum spanning tree (MST) that highlights the main maritime corridors to/from the western Mediterranean via Valencia. Our findings are important from the perspective of the Port Authority, whi...
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The South African automotive industry is an important sector that contributes substantially to the country's economy. The sustainability of local suppliers within South African automotive supply ch...
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The challenge of making business ventures viable and profitable in new frontiers is huge, especially in agriculture. The first difficulties concern the longer distance, resulting in higher transportation costs and need for larger stocks. This study focuses on efforts in the ethanol production and the search for this competitiveness, achieved through logistics. This paper contributes as it reveals the most important among the various logistic activities in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil....
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