Essays about: "Container shipping industry"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the words Container shipping industry.

  1. 1. A comparison of rail and sea freight from Europe to Asia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Jackie Berg; Louise Pettersson; [2021]
    Keywords : Sea freight; Rail freight; Transportation mode selection; Asia; Transportation; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Title: A comparison of rail and sea freight from Europe to Asia Authors: Jackie Berg & Louise Pettersson Supervisors: Jan Olhager, Department of Industrial Management and Logistics, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University Malin Gejde, Shipping Manager, Tetra Pak AB Background: Transportation mode selection has become a more strategic part of a well-functioning supply chain as globalization, environmental concerns, and security requirements have become more important. Currently, sea freight is the most used transportation mode for Tetra Pak when transporting goods between Europe and Asia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Techno-economic analysis of mobile battery storage systems to utilize curtailed wind energy in Germany for off-grid applications

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Muhammad Bilal Siddique; [2019]
    Keywords : Wind energy curtailment; Energy storage; Mobile battery storage; Germany; Vindkraftsnedskärning; Energilagring; Mobil batterilagring; Tyskland;

    Abstract : The increasing share of renewable energy especially wind energy leads to increased share of unpredictable and varying energy into the grid. This leads to congestion in the grid which ultimately results in wind curtailment. In Germany in 2015 alone more than 4000 GWh of wind energy was curtailed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Machine Learning Approach to Forecasting Empty Container Volumes

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : YUAN LIU; [2019]
    Keywords : Machine learning; Regression; Empty Containers; Forecasting; Time Series;

    Abstract : Background With the development of global trade, the volume of goods transported around the world is growing. And over 90% of world trade is carried by shipping industry, container shipping is the most important way. But with the growth of trade imbalances, the reposition of empty containers has become an important issue for shipping. READ MORE

  4. 4. An investigation of the use of swop containers in a perishable goods' distribution network

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Elin Gunnarsson; Kerstin Nordh; [2019]
    Keywords : FSC; Distribution network; Perishable goods; Refrigerated vehicles; Load carrier; Customer requirements.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The global demand for fresh food has increased during the past five years and the demand is anticipated to continue growing in the future. The consumers' expectations are also getting higher and higher, which is why it is of great importance that the actors within the food industry meet these requirements to remain competitive. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Swedish Container Shipping Industry: An Analysis of Service Quality Perception and its Measurement

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för service management och tjänstevetenskap

    Author : Héloïse Duault; [2018]
    Keywords : Supply Chain Logistics; Transportation; Shipping Industry; Container Shipping; Sweden; Service Quality; Quality Perception; Business-to-Business; Seaport Services; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Title: The Swedish Container Shipping Industry: An Analysis of the Service Quality Perception and its Measurement Purpose of the paper: The aim of this research paper is to gain a greater understanding of the container shipping industry. This way the notion of service quality can be brought to the given industry and acknowledge the perceptions of various actors regarding the aspects of quality in seaports. READ MORE