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Proximity matters : synergies through co-location of logistics establishments

Heuvel, van den, F.P.; Langen, de, P.W.; Donselaar, van, K.H.; Fransoo, J.C.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Abstract
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the understanding of spatial concentration of logistics firms by empirically analyzing synergies through co-location and investigating whether spatial concentration of logistics activities indeed results in classical agglomeration economies as well as benefits, which are specific for the logistics sector. Methodology: A survey among managers of 507 logistics establishments in the South of the Netherlands was used to test thirteen hypotheses related to synergies through co-location of logistics activities. Findings: The findings show that co-located logistics firms more often combine transport and storage cap...
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publication . Report . 2012

Proximity matters : synergies through co-location of logistics establishments

Heuvel, van den, F.P.; Langen, de, P.W.; Donselaar, van, K.H.; Fransoo, J.C.;