Energy efficiency through a developed model for transport business
Currently, price models for transportation within the business ecology of the forest industry counteracts efficient energy use. Compensations are based on an established standard and the logistics companies plan transports based on fair distribution of business between transporters current demand at the mills, rather than energy efficiency.
The purpose of the project is to develop new price models that better reflect the actual transport costs that provides both a fair compensation for the haulage companies, and incentives for more energy-efficient transport within the business ecology of the forest industry.
The project is funded by the Swedish Energy Agency and carried out in collaboration with Skogforsk and CASIP. CASIP conducts leading research on business ecology, business models and price models. The research group consists of Einar Iveroth, Mathias Cöster, Alf Westelius and Carl-Johan Petri.
Contact: Einar Iveroth