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.
|Title of host publication||Energy Biomass Supply Chain Concepts Including Terminals|
|Editors||Lauri Sikanen, Olli-Jussi Korpinen, Jouni Tornberg, Timo Saarentaus, Kaisu Leppänen, Miina Jahkonen|
|Place of Publication||Helsinki|
|Publisher||Natural Resources Institute Finland|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|
|MoE publication type||D2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material|
Raitila, J., & Korpinen, O-J. (2016). The concept of terminal in the supply chain. In L. Sikanen, O-J. Korpinen, J. Tornberg, T. Saarentaus, K. Leppänen, & M. Jahkonen (Eds.), Energy Biomass Supply Chain Concepts Including Terminals (pp. 6-7). Natural Resources Institute Finland. http://bestfinalreport.fi/files/Energy%20Biomass%20Supply%20Chain%20Concepts%20Including%20Terminals.pdf