Categories Archives: Port & Network Logistics

Categories Archives: Port & Network Logistics

A multicriteria approach for the design of international freight transportation networks (Spanish)

By: Christopher Mejía Argueta

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Cargo Driven Intermodal Transportation

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The Port of Rotterdam and its business partners realize that new concepts and facilities are needed that add value to cargo with minimum costs and a minimum use of land and road infrastructure, and with minimum emissions. Smart and competitive intermodal transport- and logistic solutions are key here. Inside the container To support this, cargo […]

Ultimate: Efficient Multimodal

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An Extended Gate is a control center. From here, the transport to locations in the hinterland is managed efficiently and with a minimum of paper documentation. The connection consists of frequent and reliable transport between sea terminals and hinterland terminals. This project develops an Extended Gate principle for use in the hinterland, where multi-modal choices […]

Applying hub-and-spoke networks to inland barge transportation: a quantitative and qualitative analysis, by Ben van Rooy (with ECT)

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This thesis¬†describes a project conducted at ECT terminals in the Port of Rotterdam. The main focus of this thesis is to determine if inland barge transportation can be cost-effectively improved using hub-and-spoke networks. Based on field data and existing literature, a calculation tool is developed using Excel spreadsheets. This tool can be used to calculate […]

Design of a distribution supply chain network in the oil industry, by Ronald van der Veen (with Argos Oil)

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This master thesis project is conducted at Argos Groep B.V. at Rotterdam (Pernis). Argos Oil is one of the independent oil companies in North West Europe and is active in the field of trading, storage, sales of fuels and lubricants. An Integral model (MINLP) is developed to analyse and optimize the structure of the distribution […]