Discovering the EIS Architecture that Supports Hub-and-Spoke Freight Transportation Networks Operating in a Cross Dock Mode

Nick Szirbik, Paul Buijs

Abstract

We propose a line of research for road freight logistics that may deliver novel enterprise information system (EIS) architectures, procedures, and novel ways of applying existing technology, with the direct objective of enabling and making more efficient a variation of an existing logistic scenario, which is presented to some extent in this position paper. We argue that the enabling and support of this setting via appropriately identified, tested, and practitioner-validated EIS functions may have the effect of increasing the load factors in palletized road freight, as well as allowing mass Just-in-time (JIT) trans-shipment from small scale suppliers and delivery to small scale end-customers.

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Szirbik N. and Buijs P. (2013). Discovering the EIS Architecture that Supports Hub-and-Spoke Freight Transportation Networks Operating in a Cross Dock Mode . In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8565-61-7, pages 388-395. DOI: 10.5220/0004566803880395


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis13,
author={Nick Szirbik and Paul Buijs},
title={Discovering the EIS Architecture that Supports Hub-and-Spoke Freight Transportation Networks Operating in a Cross Dock Mode},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2013},
pages={388-395},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004566803880395},
isbn={978-989-8565-61-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - Discovering the EIS Architecture that Supports Hub-and-Spoke Freight Transportation Networks Operating in a Cross Dock Mode
SN - 978-989-8565-61-7
AU - Szirbik N.
AU - Buijs P.
PY - 2013
SP - 388
EP - 395
DO - 10.5220/0004566803880395