Cube Cargo

Freight Movement

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CUBE CARGO MODELS FREIGHT MOVEMENT THROUGHOUT A CITY OR REGION TO UNDERSTAND THE IMPACTS OF COMMODITY FLOWS

Cargo models the exchange of goods into, out of, and between cities by road, rail, air, and water. Show how business and commerce depend upon the network for trade and exchange. Understand and take into account the effects of industry on travel speeds and pavement conditions.

Benefits Include

  • Commodity based freight model for realistic volume estimates
  • Accurately model both short and long-haul freight movements
  • Understand the effects of cargo shipping policy and infrastructure changes to the roadway network
  • Uses well established approach for freight forecasting
  • Alternative freight forecasting processes can be coded directly in Cube Voyager

Generation

Estimates annual tons of commodities produced and consumed by zone by commodity class

Distribution

Distributes goods by commodity class

Mode Choice

Estimate modal shares of long-haul flows

Logistics Nodes Model

Partitions the long-haul matrices by mode and commodity class into direct flows and transport chain flows

Fine Distribution Model

For each of the matrices redistributes from coarse zones to the fine zones

Vehicle Model

Converts the estimated annual commodity flows by truck into number of heavy trucks and light trucks

Service Model

Estimates daily urban service truck trips

Cube Cargo Outputs & Answers

Cube Cargo offers freight specific capabilities to represent multiple commodity groups, logistical nodes where transport mode or vehicle may change, a module to model touring vehicles, and a module for local service vehicles.

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DELMARVA FREIGHT PLAN 2015
DelDOT | Delmarva Peninsula, USA

Cube Cargo was utilized to forecast both a trendline and accelerated growth scenario for the region to understand future travel time impacts throughout the corridor.

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