Load and Vehicle Sizes in Oil Product Deliveries

Load and Vehicle Sizes in Oil Product Deliveries This article describes an investigation into the factors affecting load and vehicle sizes for road delivery of oil products. An overall framework of analysis was developed, a sampling method was used, and potential cost savings identified and achieved. The ability to construct an analytical framework of sufficient accuracy depended on a reasonably convincing costing formula for part loads, which is also described. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Physical Distribution Emerald Publishing

Load and Vehicle Sizes in Oil Product Deliveries

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0020-7527
DOI
10.1108/eb014318
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Abstract

This article describes an investigation into the factors affecting load and vehicle sizes for road delivery of oil products. An overall framework of analysis was developed, a sampling method was used, and potential cost savings identified and achieved. The ability to construct an analytical framework of sufficient accuracy depended on a reasonably convincing costing formula for part loads, which is also described.

Journal

International Journal of Physical DistributionEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 1974

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