Analysis of information synergy between e-Waybill solutions and intelligent transport system services
2013 (English)In: World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research (WRITR), ISSN 1749-4729, E-ISSN 1749-4737, Vol. 4, no 2-3, 123-139 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
We present a study on information synergy between an electronic waybill (e-Waybill) and intelligent transportation system (ITS) services. A waybill is an important transport document, and it contains essential information about a consignment. We consider five e-Waybill solutions, which differ in where the e-Waybill information is stored, read, and written. We analyse 20 ITS services, and for each of them, the required input entities that can be provided by an e-Waybill are identified, and the synergy with each of the e-Waybill solutions is determined based on the location of the e-Waybill information. The analysis shows that e-Waybill solutions with storage at the freight-level enable the highest information synergy with ITS services. Our result may support the implementation of practical e-Waybill systems that provide high synergy with ITS services, which may lead to higher utilisation of ITS services and more sustainable transport, e.g., in terms of reduced congestion and emissions
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Inderscience , 2013. Vol. 4, no 2-3, 123-139 p.
E-Waybill, Electronic waybill, Information synergy, Intelligent transport systems services, ITS services
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:bth-6752DOI: 10.1504/WRITR.2013.058978Local ID: oai:bth.se:forskinfo80EF7698D161F098C1257CA60034FD94OAI: oai:DiVA.org:bth-6752DiVA: diva2:834290