Strategic Themes in the Haulier Business

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dc.contributor.author Benedikte, Borgström
dc.contributor.author Gammelgaard, Britta
dc.contributor.author Wieland, Andreas
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-01T12:22:52Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-01T12:22:52Z
dc.date.issued 2017-09-01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/9518
dc.description.abstract Purpose: This article provides a comprehensive review of the strategic management of transport and logistics services and to identify promising avenues for future research in the field. Design/methodology/approach: A systematic literature review is conducted based on articles published between 2011 and 2016 in international peer‐reviewed journals. 55 selected articles deal with strategic elements concerning hauliers, such as service offerings, costs and revenues. Findings: Themes of hauliers’ strategizing that are discussed in the literature, namely carrier selection revisited, professionalism, innovation, horizontal collaboration, planned and emergent strategies, and value propositions. Research limitations/implications: The research expands on the previous literature on logistics and transport and adds knowledge about hauliers as part of the transport and supply chain. Social implications: In highly ranked transport journals, only two per cent of the published articles concern haulier strategizing, thus, knowledge development concerning the socio-economic and managerial problems of practitioners and policy makers is delimited. Original/value: The study contributes to a strategic perspective by identifying transdisciplinary avenues of research that are likely to likely to encourage hauliers to be innovative. en_US
dc.format.extent 17 en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.subject.other Systematic literature review en_US
dc.subject.other Trucking en_US
dc.subject.other Haulier en_US
dc.subject.other Strategic en_US
dc.subject.other Management en_US
dc.subject.other Road freight transport en_US
dc.title Strategic Themes in the Haulier Business en_US
dc.type cp en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt17sep01 soma en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for Produktion og Erhvervsøkonomi en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort PEØ en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of Operations Management en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort OM en_US
dc.description.notes Paper presented at the 29th NOFOMA Conference 2017: Annual Nordic Logistics Research Network Conference (NOFOMA2017). June 8-9 2017, Lund, Sweden en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2017 en_US
dc.title.subtitle A Systematic Literature Review of Road Freight Transport en_US


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