6Forestry Logistics

Table 6.1. Data sheet. Case study: forestry logistics


Cooperative supply for forestry logistics


Timber supply to primary processing sites

Type of network Semantics of nodes and edges Image topological nodes: collection and delivery points for forest timber edges: roads □ sociological nodes: edges:
Users (modes of inclusion) □ circulating entities
  • □ source nodes
  • □ intermediate nodes

Image terminal nodes

Infrastructure Image open (road network) □ dedicated
Intermediation □ without operator Image with operator
Nature of flows

Image physical

□ continuous

□ intangible

Image discrete (lots)

Flow units

Displaced mass (tons.km)

Mode of transport □ ambient Image routing

□ load □ distributed centralized □ embedded

Engineering issue
  • □ initial design □ improvement

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