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5th Advanced Forum on Transportation of China (AFTC 2009)

17-17 Oct. 2009

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    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 1
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    The paper deals with the following topics: policy and management of integrated transportation; transportation planning and optimization; and applications of transportation technologies and approaches. View full abstract»

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    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1 - 3
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  • The growth potential of container shipping on the Yangtze River

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1 - 9
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    Despite the rapid economic growth in the Yangtze River Delta area, the Yangtze River itself lagged behind in the ratio of container volume to total freight volume. According to the Ministry of Communications' statistics, more than 70% of cargoes generated in the Yangtze Valley are suitable for containerised transport, but at this moment, only a fraction of these cargoes are actually transported in... View full abstract»

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  • Development strategy of rail freight transportation under financial crisis

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):10 - 14
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    The American subprime mortgage crisis began to appear in 2007. As the crisis broke out, China has been affected. Chinese Railway has been among the industries to be influenced most by the spreading subprime mortgage crisis. Facing the financial crisis, Chinese government released expanding domestic demand policy which put strengthening the railway construction in the first place. Thus, railway tra... View full abstract»

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  • A comparative study on port hinterland intermodal container transport: Shanghai and Rotterdam

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):15 - 25
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    World trade liberalization, developments in information technologies and enlargement in ocean shipping transport in the last two decades lead to an increasing demand of hinterland transport, and caused capacity shortage and environmental problems, especially in the metropolitan areas with large ports. Intermodal transport is recognized as an effective way to reduce congestion and pollution, and is... View full abstract»

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  • Long-distance gas medium pipeline transportation—Coal as an example

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):26 - 29
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    Nowadays, railway-based transport can no longer meet the increasing demand for coal day by day. The advanced mode of water medium pipeline transportation is also not suitable for regions which are in short supply of water. Focusing on the existing pipeline-transport technology, this paper proposes pipeline transportation with gas as the key transport medium, and such chief technical links as coal ... View full abstract»

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  • Regulatory mechanism of Chinas Highway-Market

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):30 - 34
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    Market regulation is an indispensable means of maintaining order of market economy. This paper first discusses the regulatory pattern of market, analyses the main body supervision of China's highway market, and discusses the subject, object, basis, scope, means of the current market supervision of China's highway and so on, further proposes the regulatory mechanism in line with the developing law ... View full abstract»

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  • Supply and demand analysis on world shipping market with an insight into dry bulk market

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):35 - 40
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    The global economic crises have started to filter through the world shipping market, and freight rates for the dry bulk sector have been in plummeting decline. On demand side is the shrinking demand, while, on the supply side, many carriers are in dire financial straits as there are scores of new ships heading for delivery. In this paper, we give our explanation for the features of the dry bulk ma... View full abstract»

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  • Joint hub system management and policy of integrated transport network

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):41 - 45
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    This article introduces the concept of integrated transport joint hub system, the present stage of china and joint hub system administration mechanism. In the comprehensive transport network of railway, highway, airline, waterway etc., joint hub is what we call access network which is composed of different transport ways' hub, link-line and urban road to meet the transfer's need. Take comprehensiv... View full abstract»

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  • Expanding capacity of Regional Freight Transportation Network in financial crisis

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):46 - 50
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    Economic or social crisis frequently occurs in the same way as tempests occur in nature. Nature is evolving in a set fashion despite sudden and dramatic changes. The integrated traffic system sometimes experiences a balanced period, and sometimes suffers crisis induced by economic or social systems. It is expected that the integrated traffic system will evolve in a beneficial way. The paper would ... View full abstract»

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  • Reflections on legislation about construction of integrated transportation system

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):51 - 56
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    An integrated traffic and transportation system is a complex dynamic system consisting of transport network equipment, carriers, passenger and cargo flows and organizational management for different means of transportation. It is the infrastructure system that maintains the functioning of the entire socio-economic system .Its function is to meet transport needs and achieve this goal of being safe,... View full abstract»

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  • Competitiveness of inland ports based on F-AHP

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):57 - 61
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    As an important branch of waterway transportation of China, the inland river transportation is playing a more and more important role in the social development and the growth of the national economy. Based on the analysis on the overall development level of inland port of China, a two-level indicator evaluation system for inland port competitiveness is established, and the weight of the indicators... View full abstract»

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  • Pricing strategy of state-owned expressway company: From the perspective of social responsibility

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):62 - 68
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    The existing investment and financing system of expressway in China determines that a state-owned expressway company is under special status in the market. The state-owned expressway company bears special social responsibilities and the key for the company to fulfill its social and economic responsibilities is the pricing. In the game of deciding the toll rate of expressway, the expressway company... View full abstract»

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  • Thoughts on Chinas comprehensive transportation system under financial crisis

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):69 - 74
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    Transport is a basic industry of the national economy, and is very important for a country to improve economic efficiency and quality. Since reform and opening up, China's railways, highways, aviation, water-transport and pipeline transport infrastructure achievements were obvious to all, and initially formed a comprehensive transportation network, but its development is uneven and the transport s... View full abstract»

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  • Return model of integration capital of railway industry with financing and return prediction

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):75 - 79
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    Based on the analysis of current financing pattern, this paper claims using the integration of railway industries' capital with financial capital to solve railway industry's financing problem. In order to test the influence of the integration of the two kinds of capital on railway industry's financial status, this paper constructs the capital integration model and uses the model to predict the fin... View full abstract»

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  • Green transport practice in Beijing

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):80 - 84
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    To solve the air pollution problem and to achieve an environment-friendly urban transport system, Beijing has taken great efforts to control vehicle emissions, to develop public transportation system with priority, to explore and extend the application of new energy vehicles, etc. The 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing is a milestone and also a demonstration site for all these works, especially for the... View full abstract»

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  • Competitive advantage of Chinese Passenger Dedicated Line Co. based on customer value

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):85 - 90
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    In this paper, customer value is introduced to railway passenger transportation for the first time. The paper studied the relationship between customer value and competitive advantage quantificationally and develops the customer value exploration and measurement scale-PCVAL, which is tested to have good reliability and applicability. The scale provides an effective method for Passenger Dedicated L... View full abstract»

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  • Freight transport demand prediction model of freight corridor

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):91 - 95
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    Scientific and accurate transportation volume prediction for freight corridor is one of the essential works of transport network planning, which masters the corridor's development, trend, characteristic, raw and quantity. The traditional prediction method of freight volume includes exponential smoothing model, regression Prediction, GM (1, 1) model and combined model. This paper explores the proce... View full abstract»

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  • Modeling discounted fares for Passenger Dedicated Lines

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):96 - 99
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    The construction of high-speed railway passenger lines in China has being a thriving process, and the pricing has always been the main problem confronting the high-speed railway although the business model has not been finalized yet. Different income levels of consumers result in different degrees of sensitivity to the ticket price and thus different affordability. This article introduces the pric... View full abstract»

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  • Competitiveness model of freight transport corridor

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):100 - 105
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    The paper analyses the factors of influencing the freight corridor's competitiveness such as punctuality, operating speed, convenience and freight rate etc. And then, we propose competitiveness model of freight corridor by improving the Logit method. And we take a coal transportation corridor of western as a case to study the competitiveness between the road and rail. Finally, we make a elasticity... View full abstract»

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  • Pricing mechanism in waste tires based on circular economy

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):106 - 110
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    In the cyclic utilization of waste tires, the pricing mechanism is the basic condition for establishing circular economy. The paper proposes a diagram of prcing mechanism according to China's present state to standardize and theorize it. The paper analyzes the sections and objects in the diagram, defining three basic sections as a charging chain I, charging chain II and funds collecting. It also s... View full abstract»

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  • Expression system of passenger train plan in high-speed railway

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):111 - 114
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    As Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway will be launched and operated, it is urgent to generate an appropriate passenger train plan, but the methods of drafting and optimizing train plan are very complex and diverse, so providing the train plan with information technology support is becoming necessary, which will effectively help formulating and adjusting train plan. In this paper, the management s... View full abstract»

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  • Energy consumption calculation and consumption level of passenger commercial vehicles

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):115 - 119
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    To identify energy consumption level of comprehensive transportation scientifically and reliably, the commercial passenger vehicles are selected as a research object. Through comparative analysis of available research results, using transport organization theory to develop energy consumption calculating methods with regard to data attainability and result reliability, and making good use of softwa... View full abstract»

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  • Analysis on relationship between economic growth and freight transport

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):120 - 124
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    This paper analyzes the relationship between freight and economic growth, and the main influential factor of the freight transport demand. On this foundation according to statistics data, we come to the conclusion that the freight present obvious linear relationship to the explanatory variables-the population, GDP, total retail sales of consumer goods and the fixed assets investment of transportat... View full abstract»

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  • Impact analysis of financial crisis on Chinas railway with life cycle theory

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):125 - 128
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    This paper aims to assess the impact of financial crisis on China's railway. On the basis of seasonal and trend analysis on railway transportation and investment it is shown that, even though the financial crisis reduces the turnover, it makes a great deal of contribution to the investment on railway. Then a macro-analysis on China's railway's life cycle is conducted to predict its possible life c... View full abstract»

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