International Journal of Forestry Research / 2013 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Road Transport Vehicles for Hauling Uncomminuted Forest Energy Products in Sweden

Table 4

Comparison of the observed vehicles according to level of investment, load volume, load weight, and performance.

SystemInvestmentPermitted load volumePermitted load weightPerformancea

Container system vehicle1111
Specialized vehicle 11.611.330.972.00–4.31b
Specialized vehicle 21.681.310.991.90
Specialized vehicle for bundles1.331.302.27

Performance is defined as the relative total time consumption per tonne at the terminal.
Depends on type of assortment (lowest performance for loose residues and highest performance for bundles).

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