Cabotagem como alternativa para o transporte de carnes da região Sul para o Norte/Nordeste brasileiro: um estudo de caso

The transportation costs are one of the main factors for companies’ competitiveness. In order to decrease the costs, companies are frequently searching for different ways to transport their products to their consumers. This paper analyzes the economic viability of meat transport from the South to the North and Northeast of Brazil, using intercoastal port services. Using a transport cost optimization model and linear programming, our results indicate the economic feasibility of this option.


Variant title:
Cabotage transport as an alternative to meat in the South to the North and Northeast Brazil: a case study
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Issue Date:
Dec 30 2008
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/61193
Published in:
Brazilian Journal of Rural Economy and Sociology (Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural-RESR), Volume 46, Number 4
Page range:
969-988
Total Pages:
20
JEL Codes:
C61.
Series Statement:
Volume 46
Number 04




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