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Delft University of Technology

1. van Zwieteren, Raymond (author). A performance indicator framework for providing data-driven services to European truckload carriers: From identification of performance indicators to framework development.

Degree: 2021, Delft University of Technology

The past decade has seen a rise in ability to collect, store and manage large amounts of data. With data becoming increasingly available to businesses, organizations are looking to new ways to gain insight into their activities. Acquired information can help transportation companies to cope with industry trends of expanded competition, the increasing pressure for lower transportation costs and higher service levels. The challenge for truckload carrier companies lies in determining which data is of value to the business. Understanding performance indicators and how to measure these is an important aspect of using data. To propose a solution, a framework is developed, in which clear performance indicators are reported, as well as how these can be measured.

Transport, Infrastructure and Logistics (TIL)

Advisors/Committee Members: Tavasszy, Lorant (mentor), Atasoy, B. (graduation committee), Taale, Henk (graduation committee), Hornstra, Tom (graduation committee), Delft University of Technology (degree granting institution).

Subjects/Keywords: Truckload carrier; Framework; Performance measurement; Identification; Association; Tracking; Indicators

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APA (6th Edition):

van Zwieteren, R. (. (2021). A performance indicator framework for providing data-driven services to European truckload carriers: From identification of performance indicators to framework development. (Masters Thesis). Delft University of Technology. Retrieved from http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:65eb7f68-d525-41a3-90b5-f5afba0fab62

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

van Zwieteren, Raymond (author). “A performance indicator framework for providing data-driven services to European truckload carriers: From identification of performance indicators to framework development.” 2021. Masters Thesis, Delft University of Technology. Accessed April 15, 2021. http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:65eb7f68-d525-41a3-90b5-f5afba0fab62.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

van Zwieteren, Raymond (author). “A performance indicator framework for providing data-driven services to European truckload carriers: From identification of performance indicators to framework development.” 2021. Web. 15 Apr 2021.

Vancouver:

van Zwieteren R(. A performance indicator framework for providing data-driven services to European truckload carriers: From identification of performance indicators to framework development. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. Delft University of Technology; 2021. [cited 2021 Apr 15]. Available from: http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:65eb7f68-d525-41a3-90b5-f5afba0fab62.

Council of Science Editors:

van Zwieteren R(. A performance indicator framework for providing data-driven services to European truckload carriers: From identification of performance indicators to framework development. [Masters Thesis]. Delft University of Technology; 2021. Available from: http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:65eb7f68-d525-41a3-90b5-f5afba0fab62


Wayne State University

2. Faulkiner, Michael Robert. A Three Essay Examination Of Current Pay And Safety Issues In The Truckload Sector Of The Motor Carrier Industry.

Degree: PhD, Economics, 2015, Wayne State University

Driver turnover remains a significant problem in the truckload sector of the motor carrier industry and has been linked to large truck crashes. Large truck crashes remain a significant problem in the truckload sector of the motor carrier industry. Employing a unique firm level data set from a large U.S. truckload motor carrier, this research showed that higher driver pay reduced driver exit rates, significantly reduced a driver’s relative crash rate, reduced driver probability of sustaining a crash, and lowered the average cost of a crash for the cooperating firm. This research identified two driver groups who were hired during two distinct pay regimes, where higher paid, experienced drivers in pay regime two experienced significantly improved driver retention rates at the firm. Experienced drivers also had lower average crash costs and were more productive during each tenure month. As a result, experienced drivers had a considerably larger expected discounted net present value when compared to inexperienced drivers. As the inexperienced drivers gained experience, their crash probabilities began to mirror those of the experienced drivers. This research suggests that hiring quality drivers will reduce the quantity and severity of future crash incidents, increase driver retention, lowering the firm’s overall costs; and allow for freight rates to reflect the true cost of carrying freight, reducing the externality imposed on society, and thereby creating value for the firm and for society. Advisors/Committee Members: Michael H. Belzer.

Subjects/Keywords: Large Truck Crashes; Net Present Value; Pay and Safety; Truckload Motor Carrier; Turnover; Economics

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Faulkiner, M. R. (2015). A Three Essay Examination Of Current Pay And Safety Issues In The Truckload Sector Of The Motor Carrier Industry. (Doctoral Dissertation). Wayne State University. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/oa_dissertations/1397

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Faulkiner, Michael Robert. “A Three Essay Examination Of Current Pay And Safety Issues In The Truckload Sector Of The Motor Carrier Industry.” 2015. Doctoral Dissertation, Wayne State University. Accessed April 15, 2021. https://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/oa_dissertations/1397.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Faulkiner, Michael Robert. “A Three Essay Examination Of Current Pay And Safety Issues In The Truckload Sector Of The Motor Carrier Industry.” 2015. Web. 15 Apr 2021.

Vancouver:

Faulkiner MR. A Three Essay Examination Of Current Pay And Safety Issues In The Truckload Sector Of The Motor Carrier Industry. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. Wayne State University; 2015. [cited 2021 Apr 15]. Available from: https://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/oa_dissertations/1397.

Council of Science Editors:

Faulkiner MR. A Three Essay Examination Of Current Pay And Safety Issues In The Truckload Sector Of The Motor Carrier Industry. [Doctoral Dissertation]. Wayne State University; 2015. Available from: https://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/oa_dissertations/1397


University of Michigan

3. Swan, Peter Fifield. The effect of changes in operations on less-than-truckload motor carrier productivity and survival.

Degree: PhD, Social Sciences, 1997, University of Michigan

Classic manufacturing strategy theory suggests that manufacturing strategy should support corporate strategy by concentrating manufacturing effort on relevant competitive priorities. More recently, some scholars describe the task of manufacturing strategy as the creation of capabilities. The general view that firm capabilities, defined in terms of routines and skills, can provide value to the firm is often called the resource-based view of the firm. This paper takes a resource-based view of operations. This view of operations leads to two general hypotheses. First, greater amounts of change to firm routines will lead to an increased risk of firm failure and decreased firm productivity. Second, these effects on the risk of firm failure and firm productivity will be greater when firms must learn new skill for new routines. I empirically test these hypotheses by studying the survival and productivity of less-than-truckload (LTL) motor carriers from 1984-1992. I measure the learning of new routines from changes in several variables describing LTL motor carrier operations. I define the learning of new skills as changes in the use of intermediate terminals (terminals used to consolidate freight moving between other terminals). I use logistic regression to show that the risk of firm failure increases with greater single-year increases in the number of employees. Firms with short, average lengths of haul, increase their risk of firm failure with increases in average length of haul. I use log regression to show that firm productivity decreases, with large single-year increases and decreases in the number of employees. This reduction in productivity lasts for multiple years, but productivity returns to normal over time. Declines in productivity are also associated with large single-year increases in average trailer loading. Firm productivity declines when average length of haul increases, but only for carriers less skilled in use of intermediate terminals. Firm productivity declines when average length of haul decreases, but only for carriers more skilled in the use of intermediate terminals. The results show that firm routines are difficult to change quickly and that the learning of new skills can cause significant declines in performance. Advisors/Committee Members: Haessler, Robert W. (advisor), Mitchell, Will G. (advisor).

Subjects/Keywords: Carrier; Changes; Effect; Less; Motor; Operations; Productivity; Survival; Than; Truckload

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Swan, P. F. (1997). The effect of changes in operations on less-than-truckload motor carrier productivity and survival. (Doctoral Dissertation). University of Michigan. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/130847

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Swan, Peter Fifield. “The effect of changes in operations on less-than-truckload motor carrier productivity and survival.” 1997. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Michigan. Accessed April 15, 2021. http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/130847.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Swan, Peter Fifield. “The effect of changes in operations on less-than-truckload motor carrier productivity and survival.” 1997. Web. 15 Apr 2021.

Vancouver:

Swan PF. The effect of changes in operations on less-than-truckload motor carrier productivity and survival. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. University of Michigan; 1997. [cited 2021 Apr 15]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/130847.

Council of Science Editors:

Swan PF. The effect of changes in operations on less-than-truckload motor carrier productivity and survival. [Doctoral Dissertation]. University of Michigan; 1997. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/130847

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