Modeling the Multi-Modal Transport of Logs and the Effects of Changing Fuel Prices

  title={Modeling the Multi-Modal Transport of Logs and the Effects of Changing Fuel Prices},
  author={Justin W. Hicks},
The increase in global competition and energy prices over the past decade has forced industries to search for potential savings in their transportation supply chains and logistics systems. In some industries, such as the forest products industry, minimizing the transportation costs of raw materials is even more crucial. The relatively low value and high weight of their raw materials accounts for nearly half of their delivered cost. The forest products industry in the upper Midwest is based… CONTINUE READING


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