Sönke Behrends

Forskarassistent at Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Service Management and Logistics

Sönke Behrends is a PhD at the division of Service Management and Logistics, Department of Technology Management and Economics. He presented his doctoral thesis “Urban freight transport sustainability – The interaction of urban freight and intermodal transport” at this department in 2012. His research field is sustainable freight transport with focus on urban freight and intermodal road-rail transport. He teaches in master courses in the field of sustainable transport and logistics.

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Projects

2016–2018

Suburban logistics - efficient use of infrastructure

Ivan Sanchez-Diaz Service Management and Logistics
Sönke Behrends Service Management and Logistics
Region Västra Götaland
VINNOVA

2015–2018

DenCity

Sönke Behrends Service Management and Logistics
VINNOVA

2015–2015

DENCITY

Sönke Behrends Logistics & Transportation
Maria Lindholm Logistics & Transportation
VINNOVA

2015–2015

Suburban logistics - efficient use of infrastructure (pre-study)

Sönke Behrends Logistics & Transportation
VINNOVA

2015–2016

Freight transport in lanes dedicated for public transport - evaluation and concept development

Sönke Behrends Logistics & Transportation
Swedish Energy Agency

2014–2016

Off-peak city distribution, research stage 1

Sönke Behrends Logistics & Transportation
VINNOVA

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Publications

2016

Recent developments in urban logistics research – a review of the proceedings of the International Conference on City Logistics 2009 – 2013

Sönke Behrends,
Transportation Research Procedia. Vol. 12, p. 278 – 287
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

Analyzing barriers, drivers and structure of a combined waterway system for transport of goods to- and waste from the dense urban areas.

Martin Svanberg, Sönke Behrends, Christian Finnsgård et al
The VREF Conference on Urban Freight 2016: Plan for the future - sharing urban space, Gothenburg, 17-19 October 2016
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2016

Factors Influencing the Performance of Urban Consolidation Schemes

Sönke Behrends,
Commercial Transport, 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference on Production, Logistics and Traffic Location, TU Dortmund Univ, Dortmund, Germany, Jul 21-22, 2015 , p. 351-367
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

The modal shift potential of intermodal line-Trains from a haulier's perspective: Drivers and barriers in the mode choice process

Sönke Behrends,
World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research. Vol. 5 (4), p. 369-386
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Slutrapport Sendsmart

Maria Lindholm, Sönke Behrends, Monica Billger et al
Report - popular science
2013

Urban freight transport sustainability – assessment and evaluation framework

Sönke Behrends,
5th METRANS International Urban Freight Conference, Long Beach, California
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2013

Measures available to local authorities to support sustainable modal shift strategies

Sönke Behrends,
Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on City Logistics, p. 316-329
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

The Significance of the Urban Context for the Sustainability Performance of Intermodal Road-rail Transport

Sönke Behrends,
Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 54, p. 375–386
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Urban freight transport sustainability – Towards a strategic framework

Sönke Behrends,
Nofoma 2012 - Proceedings of the 24th annual nordic logistics research network conference, p. 40-56
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

Challenges in urban freight transport planning - A review in the Baltic Sea Region

Maria Lindholm, Sönke Behrends,
Journal of Transport Geography. Vol. 22, p. 129-136
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

The effect of transhipment costs on the performance of intermodal line-trains

Sönke Behrends, Jonas Flodén,
Logistics Research. Vol. 4 (3-4), p. 127-136
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

The urban context of intermodal road-rail transport - Threat or opportunity for modal shift?

Sönke Behrends,
Proocedings of the 7th International Conference on City Logistics, 7-9 June 2011, Mallorca, Spain. Vol. 39, p. 463-475
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Intermodal transport from a haulier's perspective - an analysis on how to increase the usage of intermodal road-rail transport for hauliers in Sweden

Kristina Liljestrand, Sönke Behrends,
Proocedings of the 23rd Annual NOFOMA Conference, 9-10 June, Harstad, Norway
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

The modal shift potential of intermodal line-trains from a haulier’s perspective - Drivers and barriers in the mode choice process

Sönke Behrends,
NECTAR 2011 Conference, 18-20 May 2011, Antwerp
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2011

Assessing the Effects of Longer Vehicles: The Case of Pre- and Post-haulage in Intermodal Transport Chains

Rickard Bergqvist, Sönke Behrends,
Transport Reviews. Vol. 31 (5), p. 591-602
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

A holistic approach to challenges in urban freight transport planning

Maria Lindholm, Sönke Behrends,
General Proceedings of the 12th World Conference on Transport Research Society
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

Efficient Intermodal Pre and Post Haulage

Rickard Bergqvist, Sönke Behrends,
Selected Proceedings of the 12th World Conference on Transport Research Society
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

Assessing actions towards sustainable logistics : a framework

Vendela Santén, Sönke Behrends,
World Sustainable Development Outlook 2010, Saint Lucia, November
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

Novel rail transport services

Sönke Behrends, Jonas Flodén, Johan Woxenius et al
Report
2010

Innovation drivers and barriers in intermodal freight transport

Johan Woxenius, Sönke Behrends,
Logistics Research Network Annual Conference (LRN), Harrogate, 8-10 September
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2010

Sustainable freight transport principles and their implications for intermodal transport

Sönke Behrends,
NOFOMA conference, 10-11 June 2010, Kolding, Denmark, p. 1033-1048
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

The effect of fast transhipment technology on the potential for intermodal freight transport

Sönke Behrends, Jonas Flodén,
Selected proceedings of the 12th World Conference on Transport Research Society, p. 18
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

Backcasting for modal shift - Significance of local perspectives on intermodal transport for sustainable freight transport strategies

Sönke Behrends,
NOFOMA, Jun 10-12 2009, Jönköping, Sweden
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

Sustainable Freight Transport from an Urban Perspective

Sönke Behrends,
Licentiate thesis
2008

Different cities, common challenges? An analysis of urban freight transport developments and strategies in the Baltic Sea Region

Maria Lindholm, Sönke Behrends,
Proceedings from Logistics Research Network Annual Conference, p. 115-120
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2008

The impact of urban freight transport: a definition of sustainability from an actors perspective

Sönke Behrends, Maria Lindholm, Johan Woxenius et al
Transportation Planning and Technology. Vol. 31 (6), p. 693-713
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed