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Simulation of different options of supply chains involving rail and road transport

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MAGAZINE №6 (71) December 2015



ZAITSEV T.A.Postgraduate, Department «Transport business», Moscow State Transport University (Moscow, Russia)

CATEGORY Simulation  Transportation 


In this article five ways of freight delivery are considered: truck-mounted with the ISO 40 ft container mounted on the truck, standard railway with the 40 ft container in the regular Mercury train set, railway with the “box car” in the one-way train and contrailer (both accompanied and unaccompanied). The contrailer technology proves to be the fastest and the least unprofitable one.


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