Evaluation method for freight logistics innovations

Antti Permala, Karri Rantasila, Jenni Eckhardt, J Leonardi

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    Abstract

    The objective of this paper is to give an overview of best practice impact assessment methodologies and to build up a common approach for the assessment of logistics innovations. The work is based on the EC-funded project BESTFACT, Best Practice Factory for Freight Transport. Best practice is considered as an existing approach or solution providing an answer for a relevant problem or challenge in freight transport. The impact evaluation of these innovations is based on concepts enabling a rational selection, consisting of strategic targets, topics covered, transferability and novelty of best practice. A freight specific multi criteria analysis (MCA) approach was designed, integrated into this evaluation method, and applied on each solution. The high impacts demonstrated in some evaluations of Best Practice cases are clearly showing that some initiatives are more beneficial than others. This might lead to an increased Best Practice transfer to other businesses, countries or cities
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationConference proceedings
    Subtitle of host publication10th ITS European Congress. DC-ROM
    PublisherERTICO - ITS Europe
    Number of pages12
    Publication statusPublished - 2014
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    Event10th ITS European Congress - Helsinki, Finland
    Duration: 16 Jun 201419 Jun 2014

    Conference

    Conference10th ITS European Congress
    CountryFinland
    CityHelsinki
    Period16/06/1419/06/14

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    Logistics
    Innovation
    Best practice
    Freight
    Evaluation method
    Freight transport
    Multi criteria analysis
    Factory
    Methodology
    Integrated
    Novelty
    Impact assessment
    Transferability
    Impact evaluation
    Evaluation

    Keywords

    • freight
    • logistics
    • best practices
    • impact assessment

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    Permala, A., Rantasila, K., Eckhardt, J., & Leonardi, J. (2014). Evaluation method for freight logistics innovations. In Conference proceedings : 10th ITS European Congress. DC-ROM ERTICO - ITS Europe.
    Permala, Antti ; Rantasila, Karri ; Eckhardt, Jenni ; Leonardi, J. / Evaluation method for freight logistics innovations. Conference proceedings : 10th ITS European Congress. DC-ROM. ERTICO - ITS Europe, 2014.
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    Permala, A, Rantasila, K, Eckhardt, J & Leonardi, J 2014, Evaluation method for freight logistics innovations. in Conference proceedings : 10th ITS European Congress. DC-ROM. ERTICO - ITS Europe, 10th ITS European Congress, Helsinki, Finland, 16/06/14.

    Evaluation method for freight logistics innovations. / Permala, Antti; Rantasila, Karri; Eckhardt, Jenni; Leonardi, J.

    Conference proceedings : 10th ITS European Congress. DC-ROM. ERTICO - ITS Europe, 2014.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

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    Permala A, Rantasila K, Eckhardt J, Leonardi J. Evaluation method for freight logistics innovations. In Conference proceedings : 10th ITS European Congress. DC-ROM. ERTICO - ITS Europe. 2014