The concept of terminal in the supply chain

Jyrki Raitila, Olli-Jussi Korpinen

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Terminals are needed to balance temporal differences of supply and demand over time in the supply chain. In biomass logistics, the need for terminals is the highest when the peak seasons of heating and harvests are short and non-simultaneous. Terminal solutions are casedependent and based on different factors.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnergy Biomass Supply Chain Concepts Including Terminals
EditorsLauri Sikanen, Olli-Jussi Korpinen, Jouni Tornberg, Timo Saarentaus, Kaisu Leppänen, Miina Jahkonen
Place of PublicationHelsinki
PublisherNatural Resources Institute Finland
ISBN (Print)978-952-7205-08-2
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material

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