Logistics Transportation Systems - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128159743

Logistics Transportation Systems

1st Edition

Authors: MD Sarder
Paperback ISBN: 9780128159743
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st July 2020
Page Count: 344
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Logistics Transportation Systems provides a comprehensive source on the concepts and problem-solving techniques researchers and logistics professionals need to manage this continued expansion that is expected to reach an estimated 25 billion tons in the US alone by 2045. The book compiles multiple topics on transportation logistics systems from both qualitative and quantitative perspectives, providing detailed examples of real-world logistics workflows. It provides an ample understanding of logistics transportation systems, including basic concepts, in-depth modeling analysis, and network analysis for researchers and practitioners. In addition, it covers policy issues related to transportation logistics, such as security, rules and regulations, and military transport.

Key Features

  • Provides clear, real-world examples of logistics systems solutions for multiple transportation modes, including seaports, rail, barge, road, pipelines and airports
  • Covers a wide range of business aspects, including customer service, cost and decision analysis
  • Features key-term definitions, concept overviews, discussions and analytical problem-solving


Academic researchers and graduate students in transportation modeling, supply chains, planning and systems. Transportation practitioners involved in planning, feasibility studies, consultation and policy for transportation systems, logistics, or infrastructure. Transportation public officials such as city managers, policy directors

Table of Contents

  1. Logistics Transportation Fundamentals
    2. Transportation Costs Analysis
    3. Transportation Networks Analysis
    4. Transportation Infrastructure & Equipment
    5. Transportation Rules and Regulations
    6. Intermodal Transportation System
    7. Modeling Logistics Transportation Problems
    8. Modeling Assignment and Transhipment Problems
    9. Logistics Customer Service
    10. Transportation Rates Analysis
    11. Transportation Decisions Analysis
    12. Transportation Security and Military Logistics


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About the Author

MD Sarder

MD Sarder is a professor and chair of engineering technologies at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, United States. Prior to that, he was an associate professor, and assistant director for the Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation at the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. His research interests include logistics transportation, supply chain management, intermodal facility analysis, warehousing need assessment, designing reverse logistics, and transportation modeling. He has been awarded more than $2.5M funding from various agencies, including the NSF and U.S. Department of Transportation. He is active in professional organizations, including TRB, IISE and ASEE, and has served as the President of Lean Division, founding president of Logistics & Supply Chain Division, and Assistant Senior Vice President of Technical Operations of IISE. He has also authored two books (on Design Knowledge for VDM Verlag), several book chapters, and many journal articles.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and chair of Engineering Technologies, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, USA

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