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de Zeeuw, Quirine (author)
In their Distribution Centre (DC) in Maasdam, FrieslandCampina (FC) uses a four-crew shift schedule to prepare all necessary orders for their clients, 24 hours of each Monday to Saturday. Their large automated warehouse is home to 10 000 pallet places, containing fresh dairy products. From here, orders are either prepared as full pallets,...
master thesis 2024
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Skoulas, Vasileios (author)
Long truck queues and congestion around terminals is a common sight, however they come with many negative externalities for all the stakeholders involved. Truck Appointment System (TAS) is the most commonly used system to face these problems, but it still has some drawbacks and limitations. Consequently, in this research an extension of the...
master thesis 2024
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Portengen, Joel (author)
The global transport sector currently contributes 23% of carbon dioxide emissions, a figure set to double by 2050 without mitigation efforts. While Scope 3 emissions, notably in container transport, are challenging to address, they constitute over half of all emissions. This study explores cargo owners' perspectives on Scope 3 emissions and...
master thesis 2023
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Dreesmann, Noor (author)
This master thesis explores how ports, such as Hamburg, are adapting their logistics to enhance supply chain efficiency, with a specific focus on the evolving global first-mile fresh fruit reefer (GFFR) cold chain. It discusses the use of value stream mapping (VSM) from an inside-out perspective to analyze operations, challenges, and...
master thesis 2023
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van Spengler, Olivier (author)
Demand forecasting plays a critical role in organizational planning, encompassing inventory management, capacity allocation, and financial decision-making. However, achieving accurate forecasts can be challenging, particularly in industries characterized by high demand volatility, such as semiconductor assembly equipment manufacturing,...
master thesis 2023
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Dijkstra, Bart (author)
master thesis 2023
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van der Wal, Joost (author)
This study aims to investigate and develop the efficiency of a decentralised dynamic system for last-mile parcel distribution. A better understanding of the efficiency, and thus the feasibility of this decentralised logistics method, contributes to a better understanding of the potential of these systems as alternatives to the current centrally...
master thesis 2022
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Chandrashekar, VIVEK (author)
Intralogistics is a crucial part of the supply chain and is continuously influenced by the drivers such as globalisation, mass customisation, and shorter product life cycles. The challenges brought about by the pandemic have accelerated the ’shifting pattern’ towards automation in transport & logistics. With the push towards higher...
master thesis 2021
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Sathiyendranath, Suraj Dharmasastha (author)
The focus of this thesis is to introduce the application of blockchain to address the challenges associated with Port terminal operations. The research aims to investigate the interactions between different processes such as communication, planning, and transportation and associated challenges at a small-to-medium size logistics hub. Combi...
master thesis 2021
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Berendschot, Maarten (author)
In recent decades, logistic markets havebeen changing. Ecommerce is growing steadily, and the recent Covid19 pandemicgave an extra boost to that. Besides, customers are seeking more flexibility inthe logistic services. Parcel delivery is changing, yet this leads to variousnegative externalities including congestion, air, and...
master thesis 2021
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Valdivia, Diego (author)
The rise of e-commerce has led to a congested last-mile delivery paradigm. Increasing customer expectations have pushed carriers into a delivery market with diminishing profitability. Furthermore, the current state of last-mile delivery has high societal costs in congestion and environmental impact. To address these challenges, scientists in the...
master thesis 2020
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Remijn, Ivan (author)
Growing demand for railway-based transport stresses railway infrastructure on safety, punctuality, and robustness. The Port of Rotterdam and ProRail desire a process of executing simulation model supported capacity studies wherein inputs, methods and outputs are coordinated upfront. However, interorganisational capacity studies are currently...
master thesis 2020
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van der Meer, David (author)
This research investigates the diffusion of Shore Power in ports. Shipping Companies and ports are dependend on the strategies of each other. Using Game Theory and Agent Based Modelling, the network and parties are simulated.
master thesis 2020
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Kosicki, Matthijs (author)
The rise of e-commerce makes shopping easier than ever. It also puts pressure on logistic service providers, their employees, traffic and the environment. Parcel deliveries to service points or parcel lockers could release some of this pressure. However, service points are only scarcely used by Dutch consumers, while parcel lockers still lack a...
master thesis 2020
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Yip, Melvin (author)
Many innovations have never or only in limited form been adopted. Therefore, throughout the last decades, academics have been focusing on the success and failure factors (SFF) of the adoption of innovations. This success depends on the objectives of the engaged stakeholders. However, no comprehensive literature review exist that focused on the...
master thesis 2020
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Hilverda, Ingmar (author)
Local emission of especially particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen oxide (NOx) are haz- ardous for people living in close proximity. The municipality of Rotterdam can not yet comply with national regulation regarding N Ox and the current levels of N Ox pose a health risk for society (Gemeente Rotterdam). The Port of Rotterdam and local government...
master thesis 2019
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Daleman, Jasper (author)
The GHG-emissions of the Dutch transport sector are ever increasing, mainly caused by the growth in the number of traffic movements. These movements are heavily influenced by the growth of the e-commerce sector and e-commerce related last mile deliveries. Hence, this study aims at providing more insight in sustainable alternatives for delivering...
master thesis 2018
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Delucchi, Filippo (author)
The attention of today's society to the environmental changes, pollution and liveability of the cities has never been so high. In this context and from the union of these factors, cities renewal projects were designed all over the world, with the final aim of developing citizen-friendly cities. In particular, in the city of Rotterdam, the...
master thesis 2018
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Koedood, Kevin (author)
In the Netherlands the cities of Rotterdam and Amsterdam are coping with problems of air quality and congestion caused by inner-city transport. The continued demand for cleaner air, especially in the inner-city, has produced multiple experiments in sustainable transport.Some of these solutions can be seen as radical innovations; however a...
master thesis 2018
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Minderhoud, Melle (author)
A large increase in containerized maritime transport, bigger ships and bigger call sizes cause the need for container transhipment terminals to increase the volume they can handle without increasing their handling costs and handling time at the terminal. This research aims at deepening the understanding of how this goal can be achieved through...
master thesis 2018
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