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Assessing modal performance for freight corridors using an Australian case study

Bunker, Jonathan M. & Ferreira, Luis (2002) Assessing modal performance for freight corridors using an Australian case study. In Yang, Z., Wang, K. C. P., & Mao, B. (Eds.) Traffic and Transportation Studies. American Society of Civil Engineers.

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Abstract

An understanding is provided on how the existing freight transport modes share the Australian freight task, which provided further insight into the corridor mode selection process. It is important to compare modes across all relevant determinants and performance indicators considering the viewpoint of all parties, in order to better understand the mode selection process. The Brisbane – Cairns corridor in Queensland, Australia is used as a case-study to gain an understanding of how each freight mode is currently being used in the line haul freight task along the corridor. This provides a basis for investigating the nature and values of specific freight mode choice determinants and performance indicators for this corridor.

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ID Code: 2353
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author . Author contact details : j.bunker@qut.edu.au : l.ferreira@qut.edu.au
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Keywords: intermodal freight, freight transport planning, freight logistics, freight mode choice
ISBN: 0784406308
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 American Society of Civil Engineers
Deposited On: 03 Nov 2005
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:27

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