Bart Kuipers

Bart Kuipers
Erasmus University Rotterdam | EUR · RHV

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Container barging has gained in importance in port-related transport along with the need for sustainable transport. Nevertheless, coordination problems between terminal operator and barge operator exist, and performance lags behind. This paper analyses factors that may hinder or stimulate a better future performance of container barging in the port...
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Ranking ports and benchmarking their relative evolution: a principal component analysis applied to the Hamburg – Le Havre range Abstract Ports exist in all sizes and shapes and their performance and competitiveness is measured by many indicators. This makes comparison between ports difficult. This paper describes how principal component analysis ca...
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After the end of the cold war and the accession of the central European countries to the European Union (EU), the growth of the expanded EU was relatively stronger in the east than in the west. The Blue Banana, the corridor connecting European economic centres from England via the Rhine-region with North-Italy, remains the economic heartland of the...
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De Flemish-Dutch Delta is a logistic powerhouse whose influence reaches far beyond its borders. It handles a substantial part of Europe’s international trade. The authors have identified, through a process involving all actors in a complex environment, 9 forces that will define its role and position in 2040. The following forces will shape not only...
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Abstract This paper deals with the forces that will steer the Flemish-Dutch Delta in the future, up to 2040, including its ports, industry and hinterland logistics. The analysis is based on development scenarios from existing studies, upgraded and tested through sector interviews and expert meetings. Nine forces are identified: the growth of mariti...
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The paper describes Rotterdam post-war port policy making, exploring the policy background for investment in the large-scale Maasvlakte 1 port area. The description is followed by an ex post evaluation of investment in Maasvlakte 1 over the 1968–2002 period. The ex post costs and benefits of the investment provide new insights on the presumption of...
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Infrastructure construction and use is at the heart o the current political debate. Not only are European member state governments investing large amounts of money to alleviate the harmful effects of the economic downturn due to the credit crisis, EU accession countries receive large amounts of cohesion funds for infrastructure purposes. Infrastruc...
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In this paper, we explore how government policies in the field of transport may affect future freight rates, transit times, and delivery reliability. In particular, attention is paid to the ‘absorptive capacity’ of freight carriers, i.e. the extent to which they can reduce the effects of such policies by adapting their operations. Two policy scenar...
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Het afgelopen decennium heeft supply chain management een belangrijk stempel gedrukt op de vormgeving van veel logistieke ketens. Kenmerken van supply chain management zijn vraaggestuurde productie, voorraadminimalisatie, uitbesteding van niet-kernactiviteiten, doorlooptijdverkorting en global sourcing. De logistieke besturing van dergelijke ketens...
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Wat gebeurt er wanneer alle externe kosten van het goederenvervoer worden doorberekend aan vervoerders via een tonkilo-meterheffing? En wat zijn de gevolgen van een passief beleid waarin investeringen in infrastrucuur onvoldoende blijken om de verwachte groei in het (goederen)vervoer op te vangen, zodat het gevolg een groeiend aantal files zal zijn...
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I s'Value Added Logistics' (VAL) dè oplossing voor de problemen van onze nationale economie? Die indruk zou men kunnen krijgen uit een recent onderzoek in opdracht van het Ministerie van Economische Zaken. In dit artikel wordt nagegaan of de hooggespannen verwachtingen van VAL reëel zijn en welke voor-en nadelen ervan voor de Nederlandse economie t...
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Background Central to this report is the question what effects government policy can have on rates, transit times, and the reliability of freight transport. In this context, two policy scenarios were examined: one scenario where all social costs that are currently ‘external’, are passed on to freight transport, and one scenario where the freight tr...

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