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Title:Goods Movement Study in Illinois: Application to Freight Transportation and Logistics
Author(s):Mohammadian, Kouros; Karl Sturm; Zahra Pourabdollahi; Amir Samimi
Subject(s):Travel Survey, Online Survey, Freight Logistics
Abstract:This report details the results generated by a recently completed nationwide online freight establishment study. The survey was assembled with the intention of allowing the formulation or enhancement of new or existing freight-demand microsimulation models. Within this report is an overview of the steps taken in designing and implementing the establishment and shipment questionnaires of the freight survey. Following that is a descriptive analysis of the results of key questions posed in our survey. Over the course of the study, 966 usable establishment surveys and 1,844 shipment forms were collected and assembled in a database, an adequate number for modeling purposes.
Issue Date:2013-03
Genre:Technical Report
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Sponsor:Illinois Department of Transportation R27-83
Rights Information:No restrictions. This document is available to the public through the National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Virginia 22161
Date Available in IDEALS:2013-09-23

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