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Game-Theoretic Comparison Approach for Intercontinental Container Transportation: A Case between China and Europe with the B&R Initiative

Table 5

Parameters used in application tests (source: author, adapted from references and Google Map).

ParametersValueUnitSources

Value of time, 360$/dayWang et al. [31]
Parameter in generalized cost function, −36Wang et al. [31]
Dispersion parameter used to measure the degree of customers’ perception errors on utility, 1.25×10−3Wang et al. [31]
Elastic coefficient in demand function, 1.25×10−4Wang et al. [31]
Lower bound of basic freight rate of transporting per FEU for carrier ,  3,500$Analysis of references and interview
Upper bound of basic freight rate of transporting per FEU for carrier ,  5,000$Analysis of references and interview
Potential weekly container demand in the market, 300FEUAssumed demand quantity by authors
Transporting time from Hefei to Hamburg for transportation mode , Carrier 131dayInterview of three logistics companies and Tables 13
Carrier 215
A score to reflect the reputationCarrier 1 5Interview of three logistics companies
Carrier 2 8Interview of three logistics companies
Terminal handling charges for company , Carrier 1350$/FEUInterview of logistics companies and Wang [8], Mo et al. [7], and Wang et al. [9]
Carrier 22,000
Transporting distanceCarrier 111,000kmGoogle Map
Carrier 212,277
(≈22,737)
nm
(km)
Google Map

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