Allocating Collaborative Profit in Less-than-Truckload Carrier Alliance

@inproceedings{Liu2010AllocatingCP,
  title={Allocating Collaborative Profit in Less-than-Truckload Carrier Alliance},
  author={Peng Liu and Yaohua Wu and Na Xu},
  year={2010}
}
International Financial Crisis has made the less-than-truckload (LTL) industry face with severe challenges of survival and development. More and more small and medium-sized LTL carriers choose to collaborate as the potential savings are large, often in the range 5–15%. A key question is how to distribute profits/savings among the participants. Since every LTL carriers are guided by their own self-interests and their contributions to the collaboration are quite different, the proposed allocation… CONTINUE READING

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