Horizontal cooperation in transport and logistics

F.C.A.M. Cruijssen

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Abstract

This thesis deals with horizontal cooperation in transport and logistics. It contains a comprehensive discussion of the available academic literature on this topic, many practical examples, and an empirical investigation of opportunities and impediments. Furthermore, three enabling concepts for horizontal cooperation in transport and logistics are developed. The analysis is practice oriented in the sense that most of the results are based on real-life datasets. In case studies conducted, the most important goal is to learn lessons that are also applicable to other cases or industries. By contrast, in chapters that have a more theoretical point of departure, efforts are made to draw conclusions that are directly applicable in practice. Many different research techniques are used in this thesis. They include case study analysis, surveys, exploratory factor analysis, regression, game theory, vehicle routing heuristics, and facility location heuristics.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Tilburg University
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Dullaert, W., Co-promotor, External person
  • Fleuren, Hein, Promotor
Award date1 Dec 2006
Place of PublicationTilburg
Publisher
Print ISBNs9056681761
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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    Cruijssen, F. C. A. M. (2006). Horizontal cooperation in transport and logistics. CentER, Center for Economic Research.