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"Goods Movement Study in Illinois: Application to Freight Transportation and Logistics"

Author

Kouros Mohammadian, Karl Sturm, Zahra Pourabdollahi, and Amir Samimi

Source

Illinois Center for Transportation

Abstract

This report details the results generated by a nationwide online freight establishment study. The survey was assembled with the intention of allowing the formulation or enhancement of new or existing freight-demand microsimulation models. Within this report is an overview of the steps taken in designing and implementing the establishment and shipment questionnaires of the freight survey. Following that is a descriptive analysis of the results of key questions posed in our survey. Over the course of the study, 966 usable establishment surveys and 1,844 shipment forms were collected and assembled in a database, an adequate number for modeling purposes.

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Public Domain

Publication Date

March 2013 (2013-March)


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