Management, design and evaluation of sustainable freight and logistics systems

This project focuses on developing methods and models for management and evaluation of integrated inventory and sustainable freight transportation systems.

Special attention is given to supply chain strategies for shipment consolidation, lateral transhipments and combinations of different modes of transportation. This means that the project fits well in the area of New management models, concepts and tools supporting sustainable logistics and co-modality in a Nordic approach.

The results in terms of analytical models and decision support tools can be of direct use for companies that aspire to achieve cost efficient and sustainable supply chain solutions.

Facts about the project
Project manager

Johan Marklund, Lund University, Sweden

johan.marklund@iml.lth.se

Funding scheme
Thematic programme
Duration
2010-2014