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Dynamic Alliance Auctions A Mechanism for Internet-Based Transportation Markets

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ISBN-10: 3790800988

ISBN-13: 9783790800982

Edition: 2004

Authors: Tobias Ihde

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Description:

The book introduces the new auction format known as 'Dynamic Alliance Auctions' which has been developed for Internet-based transportation marketplaces. The format allows for a packagewise placement of transportation orders even if these orders stem from different shippers. This, in turn, increases utilization of truck capacity and reduces risk for carriers. It also results in bringing down transportation prices without shrinking margins. After examining the landscape of Internet-based transportation marketplaces, the book identifies vital characteristics and needs of transportation business. The book shows how Dynamic Alliance Auctions combine ideas of matching theory, auctions and…    
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Book details

List price: $79.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Physica-Verlag
Publication date: 10/8/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 150
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Introduction
Background
Theories
Internet-Based Freight Marketplaces
Freight Auctions
Conventional Freight Auctions
Dynamic Alliance Auctions
Evaluation
Stages and Price Division
Efficiency, Payoff, and Bids
Experiment
Putting Insights to Practice
Proofs
Formulas
Experiment
List of Figures
List of Tables
References