Business networking strategies and especially co-operation in logistics is gaining momentum for individual companies in order to survive in competitive markets. As cross-company transport bundling is a powerful approach to optimize cost structures, this publication deals with the conceptual design and evaluation of cross-company logistics models. For this purpose, a simulation and evaluation model is presented that supports the development of new logistics concepts. Therefore models for the calculation of emissions, costs and logistics competitiveness, have to be created and combined to holistically validate and evaluate the new approach. This combination between the three different target values distinguishes the developed model from already published methods. Based on the sustainable, company-wide approach, potentials for optimization in the areas emissions, costs, and logistic competitiveness can be detected and by means of these analysis results, new sustainable and energy efficient logistics models can be designed.

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