Sustainable Transport: New Trends and Business Practices

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Paulina Golinska, Marcin Hajdul
Springer Science & Business Media, Jan 5, 2012 - Technology & Engineering - 346 pages
The aim of the book is to present the emerging environmental issues in organization and management of transport logistics. The scope of the book includes set of solutions which show different stakeholders’ viewpoints on sustainability. It points out how the transport operations organized and conducted in companies and regions might be consistent with the concept of sustainable development. The scope of the book takes into consideration trade-off relations between actors directly and indirectly involved in transport networks. Therefore, the authors present, in individual chapters, innovative approach to eco-friendly organization and coordination of transport processes, as well as management of transport networks.

 

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Contents

1 European Union Policy for Sustainable Transport System Challenges and Limitations
3
2 Passenger Transport Interconnectivity as a Stimulator of Sustainable Transport Development in the European Union
20
3 A Structured Approach for Assessing Sustainable Best Practices in Supply Chains
41
4 Competitiveness of EU Region and Sustainable Development Policies Measures in Logistics Experiences of Emilia Romagna
66
Part IICollaboration Models for SustainableTransport
81
5 Coordination Model of Transport Processes Based on Sustainable Development Concept
83
6 Integration of the Demand for Transport Processes According to the Concept of Sustainable DevelopmentCase Study
108
7 Sustainable Transport Models by Simulation
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8 One Common Framework for Information and Communication Systems in Transport and Logistics Facilitating Interoperability
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9 ICT Support for Intermodal Transport Chain Development
197
10 Design Methodology and an Integrated Decisions Support System for Sustainable Transportation Plans
218
Part IVIntermodal Transport and Models for CO2Reduction
243
11 Supporting Intermodal Transport Solutions in Selected European Countries Case Studies
245
12 Development of Intermodal Train Concepts as a Method for Sustainable Regional Development
273
13 Innovative Freight Transport Systems for Ports and Terminals
295
14 Model for Road Traffic CO2 Emissions Control by Means of Tradable Permits
316

Part IIIInformation Systems and InformationManagement Supporting SustainableTransport
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