ASSESSING THE AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES TRANSPORTATION IN THE STATE OF MATO GROSSO: SCENARIOS DESTINED TO EXPORTATION

Tássia Faria de Assis, Daniel Neves Schmitz Gonçalves, Marcelino Aurélio Vieira da Silva
2018 Revista Produção e Desenvolvimento  
The purpose of study is to assess alternatives for commodities transportation, in the State of Mato Grosso, Brazil, by adopting a Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) method. Therefore, we used three models, called traditional (VRS and CRS) and the Cross - Evaluation. The inputs were the freight rate, cost of accidents and CO2 emissions, while the output was the weighted average speed of each alternative. The study evaluated the performance of seven macroregions. Results indicated the best
more » ... the best alternatives for each microregion, in particular, the adoption of railway mode all over the transportation process was indicated considering all scenarios.
doi:10.32358/rpd.2018.v4.282 fatcat:prxqn3thojfexm7ksigegnk7ea