International Journal of Production Research volume 57, issue 15-16, P5340-5361 2019 DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2019.1574040 View full text
Shenle Pan, Damien Trentesaux, Eric Ballot, George Q. Huang

Abstract: Horizontal collaboration has been considered as effective practice for sustainable logistics and freight transport and it has gained increased attention in recent years. This paper aims to provide a survey of the development of horizontal collaborative transport (HCT) over the past ten years, to identify research trends and gaps, then to propose some research opportunities. The paper also aims to provide guidelines to logistics companies who wish to embark on HCT, to help them choose which HCT solution to impl…

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