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    The supply chain starts with unprocessed raw materials and ends when the final customer takes receipt or begins using the finished goods.
Article, Special Issue
Published: 2022
Authors: Dr. Anne Goodchild, Michael Browne (University of Gothenburg)
Journal/Book: Research in Transportation Business & Management (RTBM)
To address the accessibility and sustainability challenges of urban logistics it is important to consider urban logistics from a number of perspectives. This includes considering: spatial context i.e. not focusing solely on the urban center or core but also in terms of actions taken in broader logistics and supply chain management. stakeholders i.e. including all key decision makers and constituents.
Technical Report
Published: 2020
Seattle is one of the nation’s fastest-growing cities, presenting both opportunities and challenges for food waste. An estimated 94,500 tons of food from Seattle businesses end up in compost bins or landfills each year—some of it edible food that simply never got sold at restaurants, grocery stores, hospitals, schools or dining facilities. Meantime, members of our community remain food insecure. It makes sense for food to feed people rather than become waste.
Related Research Project:
Food Rescue Collaborative Research
Published: 2014
Authors: Dr. Anne Goodchild, Maura Rowell, Andrea Gagliano
Journal/Book: Research in Transportation Business & Management
Travel demand models are used to aid infrastructure investment and transportation policy decisions. Unfortunately, these models were built primarily to reflect passenger travel and most models in use by public agencies have poorly developed freight components. Freight transportation is an important piece of regional planning, so regional models should be improved to more accurately capture freight traffic.
Technical Report
Published: 2013
Authors: Dr. Anne Goodchild, Andrea Gagliano, Maura Rowell
Journal/Book: Oregon Dept. of Transportation, Research Section
In many regions throughout the world, freight models are used to aid infrastructure investment and policy decisions. Since freight is such an integral part of efficient supply chains, more realistic transportation models can be of greater assistance. Transportation models in general have been moving away from the traditional four-step model into activity-based and supply chain-based models. Personal transportation models take into consideration household demographics and why families travel.
Technical Report
Published: 2012
Authors: Dr. Anne Goodchild, Andrea Gagliano, Maura Rowell
Journal/Book: Transportation Northwest Regional Center X (TransNow)
The University of Washington (UW), Washington State University (WSU), and Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) recently developed a multi-modal statewide geographic information system (GIS) model that can help the state prioritize strategies that protect industries most vulnerable to disruptions, supporting economic activity in the state and increasing economic resilience.
Published: 2007
Authors: Bill Keough, Mike Ledyard
Journal/Book: Supply Chain Management Review
Looking to go offshore, or improve your current offshore operations? A demand-driven supply chain strategy may be the answer. Here’s how to build one. “I’d like the filet mignon—please make that well done, but juicy!” As anyone who’s ever waited tables knows, sometimes the requests you get are just unrealistic.