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Behavioral freight transportation modeling has recently emerged as an approach to enhance the quality of freight and logistics-related decisions. Commercial vehicle fleet ownership and composition is one important decision a business establishment faces that has not been adequately addressed in the literature. This research investigates vehicle own...
Behavioral freight transportation modeling is an approach to enhance the quality of freight and logistics policy assessments. Outsourcing of freight activities is one of the essential decisions that firms make. Such decisions are influenced by factors such as economic conditions, competition, the industry, firm strategies, and firm characteristics....
This paper models traffic at the individual vehicle level, estimates emissions from on-road vehicle sources accounting for drive cycles, estimates how those emissions are dispersed through the atmosphere; and finally estimates the exposed population at times of peak emissions. In the study area, the Toronto Waterfront Area, emissions are highest on...
In Egypt, freight movement relies heavily on road transport. Commercial vehicles constitute a major segment of the vehicle population that travels the country's roads contributing to (and suffering from) daily congestion. Enhancing CV operations by minimizing their en-route travel times benefits both traffic network users as well as CV's business o...