Exploration and Evaluation of Enablers of “Sustainable Freight Transportation” Using Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP)

Year : 2023 | Volume : | Special Issue : 3 | Page : 1-10

    Deepak Sharma

  1. Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, GLA University Mathur, Uttar Pradesh, India


The main objective of the study is to improve environmental, social, and economic measures. Some other areas of concern of this paper are diminishing the CO2 emissions, effective optimization of the transportation costs and successful utilization of information technology, expanding the freight transportation services, and improving the concept of sustainability in transportation sectors. The focus of this study is on fulfilling sustainable transportation goals, by identifying suitable enablers. Based on the literature review, and experts’ opinions, three dimensions, and twelve enablers of sustainable freight transportation (SFT) have been identified. Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) methodology is used for the prioritization of SFT dimensions, and enablers. In AHP, a comparison of all the enablers is accomplished based on experts’ opinions. Further, the overall ranking of all the enablers is established for the effective implementation of SFT concepts.

Keywords: Analytic hierarchy process (AHP), sustainable freight transportation (SFT), enablers for implementing SFT

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Volume 10
Special Issue 3
Received October 9, 2022
Accepted November 30, 2022
Published February 15, 2023