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Willinge Gratama, Tjerk (author)
As the Netherlands seeks to transition to sustainable heavy-duty freight transportation to meet the EU’s CO2 neutrality targets by 2050, exploring alternative clean energy options becomes essential. This study examines the integration of green hydrogen within the heavy-duty truck (HDT) sector in the Netherlands, emphasizing the need for a robust...
master thesis 2024
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Gijzen, Loek (author)
As an alternative to kerosene (Jet-A1), green hydrogen is considered a potential solution to reduce the environmental impact of the medium-range aviation industry. While the technical feasibility of liquid hydrogen (LH2)-powered aircraft is already being researched and demonstrated, the required infrastructure, as well as its impact on the...
master thesis 2024
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Koopal, Wisse (author)
Purpose - With the short term need to reduce direct CO2 emissions of trucks in distribution processes, this paper aims to provide an easy to implement solution approach for distribution processes of new cars from holistic perspective. Scarce emphasizes is provided on short-term alternatives in truck-based distribution processes and approaches...
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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...
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Hamming, Paula (author)
Freight transport is a crucial component of our society and economy. However, achieving sustainability in this sector is complex, due to a lack of incentives among stakeholders. The heavy-duty road transport sector is struggling to meet European emission standards. To address this issue, a research study examined the impact of combining Battery...
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Liao, X. (author), Saeednia, M. (author), Nogal Macho, M. (author), Tavasszy, Lorant (author)
Large-scale electrification of heavy-duty road freight faces challenges including scarcity of charging infrastructure and high battery costs. Dynamic charging could help overcome these challenges by enabling trucks to charge while driving. Important additional benefits for carriers related to lower required sizes and longer lifetimes of...
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Parmaksizoglou, I.A. (author), Bombelli, A. (author), Sharpanskykh, Alexei (author)
Background: Increased maritime trade has led to a surge in drayage operations, causing congestion and environmental issues in port areas. Truck Appointment Systems (TASs) are commonly used to manage truck arrival rates, yet transparency and equity in slot allocation remain problematic, fostering distrust between Licensed Motor Carriers (LMCs)...
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de Winter, J.C.F. (author), Driessen, T. (author), Dodou, D. (author), Cannoo, Aschwin (author)
Introduction: Despite their important role in the economy, truck drivers face several challenges, including adapting to advancing technology. The current study investigated the occupational experiences of Dutch truck drivers to detect common patterns.<br/><br/>Methods: A questionnaire was distributed to professional drivers in order to collect...
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Duijn, Kevin (author)
In order to fulfill the climate commitments outlined in the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, there is a pressing need to substantially reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions worldwide. Among these GHG emissions, CO2 contributes for 75% of the total Greenhouse Gas emissions. The transport sector accounts for 22% of these CO2 emissions. Despite the...
master thesis 2023
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Vos, Lennart (author)
Haul truck driving remains to be the most dangerous occupation in the mining industry (Kecojevic et al., 2007), leading in fatalities over other occupations in the mining industry. As the transition to autonomous haul trucks over the coming decades will not address thisproblem today, an immediate solution is needed that can be adopted at short...
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Vis, Floris (author)
The mining industry is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and operational costs. The transportation of materials within mining operations, especially using diesel-powered trucks, accounts for a substantial portion of both emissions and costs. Optimizing fuel consumption in this context is crucial for environmental...
master thesis 2023
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Graes, Fabian (author)
This thesis investigates the impact of truck electrification systems on CO2 emissions and financial aspects in mining. Through comprehensive simulations, the study analyses diesel-electric trucks with trolley assist as well as battery-electric variants with trolley assist and stationary charging. The research findings reveal a noteworthy decline...
master thesis 2023
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Liao, Ximeng (author)
As societies worldwide grapple with the urgent need to mitigate carbon emissions, one domain where substantial strides can be made is heavy-duty road freight transport. Electrification has emerged as a practical and technologically mature solution to address this challenge. However, the widespread adoption of electrification in this sector is...
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Misdorp, Pim (author)
It is uncertain which drivetrain will be used for future long haul transport of goods in the EU. One of the possible technologies is the use of hydrogen fuel cell heavy-duty trucks (HFC-HDTs). This research focuses on success and failure factors which influence the successful implementation of HFC-HDTs in the EU and aims to achieve an overview...
master thesis 2023
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Zeegers, Piet (author)
This study aims to investigate the effectiveness of a Truck Appointment System (TAS) in improving dock utilization and overall operational efficiency at Royal Floraholland Aalsmeer. The study focuses on the impact of TAS on dock turnaround times, truck wait times, and maximum throughput time, as well as its implications on cost. The research...
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van den Brink, Ilze (author)
This thesis contributes to the research of a complementary Truck Arrival Management system in order to increase the efficiency of the Liquid Bulk Terminal as a system in a global intermodal supply chain. Nowadays, terminals often suffer from congestion, despite the use of a Truck Arrival Management system. A Truck Arrival Management system...
master thesis 2023
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Helsdingen, Timothy (author)
This study investigates the problem of prioritising trucks at the export area of the KLM Cargo ground handler terminal while maintaining a continuous operation in the unloading area. Due to the uncoordinated nature of truck arrivals and space limitations at the ground handler, substantial waiting times may arise when<br/>trucks arrive...
master thesis 2023
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Yang, Y. (author), Jia, Bin (author), Yan, Xiao Yong (author), Chen, Y. (author), Tavasszy, Lorant (author), de Bok, M.A. (author), Bai, Zhuotong (author), Liu, Erjian (author), Gao, Ziyou (author)
Knowledge of the core structure and inherent dynamics of urban freight transport systems is important for the development of policies, aimed at improving the livability and sustainability of cities. The past decade has witnessed a great deal of efforts into analyzing the geographic structure of urban freight transport systems. However, in...
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Moniri-Morad, Amin (author), Soleymani Shishvan, M. (author), Aguilar, Mario (author), Goli, M. (author), Sattarvand, Javad (author)
Satisfying safety issues plays a critical role in mining operations. Although the use of emerging technology became a new trend in preventing powered haulage hazards in the mining industry, these technologies themselves posed new hazards to the problem that are necessary to be identified, assessed, and managed together with common hazards....
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Driessen, T. (author), Dodou, D. (author), Waard, Dick de (author), de Winter, J.C.F. (author)
Trucks are disproportionately involved in fatal traffic accidents and contribute significantly to CO<sub>2</sub> emissions. Gathering data from trucks presents a unique opportunity for estimating driver-specific costs associated with truck operation. Although research has been published on the predictive validity of driver data, such as in...
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