UK supply chain carbon mitigation strategies using alternative ports and multimodal freight transport operations

Sanchez Rodrigues, V., Pettit, S., Harris, I., Beresford, A., Piecyk, M., Yang, Z. and Ng, A. 2015. UK supply chain carbon mitigation strategies using alternative ports and multimodal freight transport operations. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review. 78, pp. 40-56. doi:10.1016/j.tre.2014.12.013

TitleUK supply chain carbon mitigation strategies using alternative ports and multimodal freight transport operations
AuthorsSanchez Rodrigues, V., Pettit, S., Harris, I., Beresford, A., Piecyk, M., Yang, Z. and Ng, A.
Abstract

In the last few decades, the building evidence that CO2e emissions lead to climate change has pointed to a need to reduce CO2e emissions. This research uses five scenarios in the context of UK import trade to assess total CO2e emissions and costs of import re-routing containers. The overall objective is to assess possible carbon mitigation strategies for UK supply chains by using a combination of alternative ports and revised multimodal strategies. The model adopted includes three elements: port expansion, container handling and freight transport. The alternative scenarios explore different settings modal shift and short sea shipping.

KeywordsInternational freight transport, Port choice, CO2e reduction, supply chain decision-making
JournalTransportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
Journal citation78, pp. 40-56
ISSN1366-5545
Year2015
PublisherElsevier
Accepted author manuscriptTRE special issue_Second Resubmission_TRE1486R1.pdf
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1016/j.tre.2014.12.013
Web address (URL)https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tre.2014.12.013
Publication dates
Published27 Feb 2015
LicenseCC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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