Bus Fleet Management – A Systematic Literature Review

Marko Orošnjak, Mitar Jocanović, Branka Gvozdenac-Urošević, Dragoljub Šević, Ljubica Duđak, Velibor Karanović
2020 Promet (Zagreb)  
The research on Bus Fleet Management (BFM) has undergone significant changes. It is unclear whether these changes are accepted as technological change or as a paradigm shift. Perhaps unintentionally, BFM is still perceived as routing and scheduling by some, and by others as maintenance and replacement strategy. Therefore, the authors conducted a Systematic Literature Review (SLR) to overview the existing concepts and school of thoughts about how stakeholders perceive the BFM. The SLR post-study
more » ... exposed that BFM should be acknowledged as a multi-realm system rather than a uniform dimension of fulfilling timely service. Nonetheless, the work encapsulates BFM evolution which shows the need for the multi-realm research abstracted as "Bus Fleet Mobility Management" and "Bus Fleet Asset Management". The difficulties of transport agencies and their ability to switch from conventional to Zero-Emission Buses (ZEBs) illustrates why we propose such an agenda, by which the research is validated through needs both in academia and in practice.
doi:10.7307/ptt.v32i6.3437 fatcat:ibb7gd6prvch7o3u7ezg3gpcrq