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Methods for estimating the volume and energy demand of freight transport

Dennis P. Tihansky

Methods for estimating the volume and energy demand of freight transport

by Dennis P. Tihansky

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Freight and freightage -- United States.,
    • Transportation -- Energy consumption -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 61-63.

      Statement[by] Dennis P. Tihansky. Prepared for the National Science Foundation.
      ContributionsNational Science Foundation (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAS36 .R3 R-988, HE199.9 .R3 R-988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 63 p.
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4290347M
      LC Control Number78317661

      In particular, oil is the main energy provider in the transport energy mix: over 94% of the total energy demand for transport is provided by oil, 3% by natural gas and other fuels, 2% by biofuels and 1% by electricity,. These general figures can be analyzed by considering transport modes or transportation use (by passengers or freight).Cited by: Other companies have used similar methods to segment total demand. One company divided demand for maritime satellite terminals by type of ship (e.g., seismic ships, bulk/cargo/container ships).

      This much movement demands an extraordinary amount of energy, consuming over a billion barrels of oil. Freight transportation is a large contributor to air pollution. Air pollution emitted from transportation contributes to smog, and to poor air quality, which has negative impacts on the health and welfare of . U.S. Energy Information Administration | Global Transportation Energy Consumption: Examination of Scenarios to using ITEDD 3 Preface The movement of people and products is an important factor in determining the potential growth inFile Size: KB.

      Hesse, M. and J-P Rodrigue () “The Transport Geography of Logistics and Freight Distribution”, Journal of Transport Geography, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. Hummels, D. () Time as a Trade Barrier, GTAP Working Paper No. This Transport chapter is dedicated to the memory of Leon Jay (Lee) Schipper. A leading scientist in the field of energy research with emphasis on transport, Lee died on 16 August at the age of He was a friend and colleague of many of the Chapter authors who were looking forward to working with him in his appointed role as Review Editor.


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Methods for estimating the volume and energy demand of freight transport by Dennis P. Tihansky Download PDF EPUB FB2

Explores methods for discovering what determines freight volume (particularly that of rail, the carrier mode with the largest share of freight traffic) to permit prediction of freight demand and, ultimately, the demand for energy in the future.

The methods are (1) graphical analysis, (2) ordinary least-squares regression analysis, (3) stepwise regression analysis, and (4) factor analysis; they are applied to. Get this from a library. Methods for estimating the volume and energy demand of freight transport. [Dennis P Tihansky; Rand Corporation.; National Science Foundation (U.S.)].

Third, the evolution and trends of passenger and freight air transport demand are analyzed: the factors affecting it, rates of growth, low margins of profit, cyclic fluctuations, number of passengers and tonnes carried by air, number of flight departures, demand in airports, and the rise of demand of low-cost airlines.

Driven by increasing volumes of goods moving through supply chains across the globe, demand for freight transportation is expected to triple over the next few years (1). If Author: Suzanne Greene.

Abstract. Freight forecasting is an area that appears to have received considerably less attention than it deserves. The literature available describes a range of techniques that have been applied over the years, none of which seems to have worked extremely by: 6.

Freight Demand Freight transport demand is a derived demand – Related to the volumes of goods produced and consumed – Location of suppliers and consumers is critical – Freight flows shift with • New sources of and uses for materials • New locations for manufacturers and retailers • New products and specialized transport 9File Size: KB.

Freight Transport Modelling is a unique new reference book that provides insight into the state-of-the-art of freight modelling. Focusing on models used to support public transport policy analysis, Freight Transport Modelling systematically introduces the latest freight transport modelling approaches and describes the main methods and techniques used to arrive at operational models.

The meta-model for passenger and freight transport has been applied for a reference scenario for and to simulate many elements of the European Commission's Common Transport Policy.

The ratio of road transport in Europe is 78 % of the total freight volume. Therefore every production and service companies put great emphasis on the optimization of transport activity (IFM, ). Currently the calculation of the transport fee of a given transport task depends on the individual estimation of the transport managers.

transport demand was determined very differ- ently in their systems than the market econo- mies. The contrasts are almost entirely ex- plained by the differences in role of, and demand for, rail transport in the different eco- nomic systems.

The road sector of freight transport, on the other hand, conforms closely to norms in the. The development of freight transport statistics is based upon a raft of framework legislation and implementing legislation, generally organised according to the mode of transport under consideration.

Statistics on inland freight transport are available with an annual frequency and time series generally begin in the early s. The estimation of efficiency of application of methods of reservation of transporting capacities of the freight transport fleet for the transportations conditions is presented.

METHOD, DATA, AND LMiTATIONS We investigated the domestic (non-transit) demand for freight transport with a single equation, regressing ton-kilometers on total GDP and country area, on the data of 33 countries.

Since the results are obtained from a. minimizer. The firm's freight transport demand by a particular mode is a derived demand arising from the cost function, through the Shepard's lemma. Assuming that all firms in a region have the same technology and using the transport flows data of the analysed region, it is possible to estimate the regional aggregate freight demand function.

Therefore, an effort to estimate the impact of freight transportation on the road network performance becomes essential to reduce the potential congestion in the future, while the determination of OD Matrix is a crucial step in the process of transportation : Nuning Trisnawati, Syafi’i, Dewi Handayani.

The Future of Energy Demand for Freight Transportation: The Impact of China and India 3 Key Points China and India’s movement of freight have in recent decades produced a significant increase in energy demand.

Economic shifts and population growth in these two countries have played a major role in driving this development. In fact, the customer can choose how many wagons they want to ship. Since transport routes for this type of transport are previously established, the customer can add wagons to the train at any time.

With an annual volume of shipped goods of billion tonnes/km, single wagons transport counts for 50% of the European freight transport market. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / please consider the following text as a useful but insufficient proxy for the authoritative book pages.

12 2. Measuring and Estimating Transportation Demand In Task 1, the research team reviewed existing freight demand models and related literature to identify and evaluate a.

Freight Facts and Figures, developed by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, is a collection of charts and statistical tables about freight transportation in the United interactive visualizations and tables provide a snapshot of freight movement; the extent, condition, and performance of the freight transportation system; the economic implications of freight movement; and the.

What are these changes and challenges and how are they affecting freight transportation today. Freight volume is down – According to Cass Freight Index Report, shipping volumes fell about 6 percent year-over-year in May of this year.

It was down for all modes of freight. (Why do we need to estimate demand?) Estimating Transportation Demand 17 • Provides a basis for predicting the need for a proposed transportation system, in terms of passenger, freight or vehicle volumes expected to use the facility.

• Helps provide a basis for deciding to go ahead with a proposed project or policy change. A vertical collaborative approach to transport provision is able to overcome such a trade-off.

The impact of freight transport capacity limitations on supply chain dynamics: International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications: No 1Cited by:   The value of time for freight transport is of major importance in infrastructure-related cost–benefit analysis and yet its study has been largely neglected when compared with its passenger counterpart.

In fact, one of the attributes that could decide the profitability of a project is how much can be saved if freight vehicles use new by: