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- Laitila, Juha; Asikainen, Antti; Ranta, Tapio
- Biomass and bioenergy 2016 v.90 pp. 252-261
- stumps, etc ; bark; biomass; cost analysis; cost effectiveness; forest industries; forests; freight; geographic information systems; industrial byproducts; laws and regulations; models; sawdust; sawmills; whole tree harvesting; wood; wood chips; Finland; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... Laws mandating the physical dimensions of freight transport vehicles were changed in Finland and the new legislation enables higher gross weights as well as larger load capacities. The aim of this study was to examine truck transportation costs associated with forest chips and forest industry by-products as a function of transportation distance and procurement volume in order to determine the most ...