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The Efficiency Index Analysis of Railway Freight Car

철도화차의 효율성 지표 분석에 관한 연구

  • Received : 2012.02.29
  • Accepted : 2012.05.09
  • Published : 2012.06.30

Abstract

KORAIL's logistics business coefficient is improved slightly from 197.4 in 2009 to 190.7 in 2010 but the cost is still high compared to the revenues. In order to derive activities for the efficient logistics and measure their effects quantitatively, the analysis of various indexes that can be extracted from the statistical data is very important. In this study, the various indexes are analyzed to evaluate the efficiency of freight cars based on railway logistics. It can be used to estimate the various activities for the efficient logistics associated with freight cars. We suggest the Indexes as the number of transport, cumulative transport distance and transport income to evaluate the efficiency of freight cars and they should be applied according to the characteristics of each index.

Keywords

Efficiency index;Container car;Hopper car;Bulk cement car;Gondola

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