A review of recent research on green road freight transportation

Emrah Demir, Tolga Bektaş, Gilbert Laporte

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Road freight transportation is a major contributor to carbon dioxide equivalent emissions. Reducing these emissions in transportation route planning requires an understanding of vehicle emission models and their inclusion into the existing optimization methods. This paper provides a review of recent research on green road freight transportation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)775-793
Number of pages19
JournalEuropean Journal of Operational Research
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 16 Sep 2014


  • Green logistics
  • Operations research
  • Road freight transportation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Information Systems and Management

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