Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

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Dr Anthony Whiteing

Deputy Director of Student Education

Phone: +44 (0)113 34 35359
Room: 1.01
Email: A.E.Whiteing@its.leeds.ac.uk_
Research Group: Economics and Appraisal

 Key Research Interests

  • Freight Transport – economics and environmental impacts
  • Modal choice for freight transport
  • Environmental impacts and sustainability of logistics and supply chains

Employment History

  • 1984-2004: University of Huddersfield, Senior Lecturer in Transport & Logistics
  • 1979-1984: Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, Research Fellow in Rail Transport.

Education

  • 1976 University of Hull, BSc(Econ) with First Class Honours
  • 1978 University of Leeds, MA Transport Economics
  • 1982 University of Leeds, PhD

Professional Engagements

  • Member, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK)
  • Member of Steering Group, Logistics Research Network (a Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Forum)
  • Editor, International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications.

Research Projects and Experience

  • Over thirty years research experience in the field of freight transport, particularly relating to mode choice (road v. rail) and the environmental impacts of freight transport operations. Principal Investigator for 'Green Logistics', a four-year project (2006-2010) funded by EPSRC and conducted by a consortium of 6 UK universities headed by Leeds ITS, researching into ways of improving the sustainability of freight transport, logistics and supply chain operations

Teaching

  • More than 25 years experience of lecturing in economic principles, applied and managerial economics, transport economics, physical distribution management, logistics and supply chain management.
  • Currently module leader for Masters module TRAN5162 Green Logistics, undergraduate modules TRAN2010 Transport Economics and TRAN3040 Physical Distribution & Logistics.

Papers

Books

  • (2015) Green Logistics (3rd edition), Kogan Page.
  • (2012) Green Logistics (2nd edition), Kogan Page.
  • (2010) Green Logistics, Kogan Page.
  • Mackie PJ; Simon D; Whiteing AE (1987) The British Transport Industry and the European Community., Gower.

Book Chapters

  • McKinnon AC; Whiteing AE (2015) 3D Printing., In: McKinnon AC; Browne M; Piecyk M; Whiteing AE (Ed) Green Logistics (3rd Edition), Kogan Page, pp.403-406.
  • Woodburn A; Whiteing AE (2015) Transferring Freight to ‘Greener’ Transport Modes., In: McKinnon AC; Browne M; Piecyk M; Whiteing AE (Ed) Green Logistics (3rd Edition), Kogan Page, pp.148-164.
  • Woodburn A; Whiteing AE (2012) Transferring Freight to ‘Greener’ Transport Modes, In: McKinnon AC; Browne M; Whiteing AE (Ed) Green Logistics (2nd edition), Kogan Page, pp.129-144.
  • Woodburn A; Whiteing AE (2010) Transferring Freight to ‘Greener’ Transport Modes, In: McKinnon AC; Cullinane S; Browne M; Whiteing AE (Ed) Green Logistics, Kogan Page, pp.124-139.
  • Whiteing AE (2006) Food Miles - Sourcing and Distribution Solutions for the Public Sector, In: Marsden G (Ed) Wasted Miles, Wasted Money, Construction Industry Conference Centre Ltd, Cambridge, pp.71-80.
  • Browne M; Nemoto M; Visser J; Whiteing AE (2004) Urban Freight Movements and Public-Private Partnerships, In: Taniguchi E; Thompson R (Ed) Logistics Systems for Sustainable Cities: Proceedings of the Third International Conference, Logistics Systems for Sustainable Cities: Proceedings of the Third International Conference.
  • Whiteing AE; Browne M; Allen J (2003) City Logistics: The Continuing Search for Sustainable Solutions, In: Waters D (Ed) Global Logistics and Distribution Planning, Kogan Page, pp.308-320.
  • Whiteing AE; Stantchev DS; James J; Murphy PA (2003) Logistics Service Provision in the Yorkshire and Humber Region: A Study of the Different Perceptions of Users and Providers, In: Menachof DA; Sodhi MS; Browne M; Allen J (Ed) Logistics Research Network 2003 Conference Proceedings, Corby, Institute of Logistics and Transport, pp.447-453.
  • Whiteing AE; Coyle M; Bamford CG (2002) Effective Fuel Management in Road Transport Fleets, In: Lyons G; Chatterjee K (Ed) Transport Lessons from the Fuel Tax Protests of 2000, Ashgate Publishing Ltd, pp.205-219.
  • Whiteing AE (2001) Manufacturing Logistics, In: Brewer A; Button KJ; Hensher DA (Ed) ITS Handbook in Transport, Vol. 2 - Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Pergamon, pp.407-417.
  • Whiteing AE (1999) Logistics in City Centres: A Planning and Policy Dilemma, In: Waters D (Ed) Global Logistics and Distribution Planning: Strategies for Management, Kogan Page, pp.280-290.
  • Murray W; Whiteing AE; Rackliff LK (1997) Reducing the Impact of Commercial Vehicle Accidents, In: Wright DT; Rudolph MM; Hanna V; Gillingwater D; Burns ND (Ed) Managing Enterprises - Stakeholders, Engineering, Logistics and Achievement, Mechanical Engineering Publications Limited, pp.313-318.
  • Thomasson E; Bamford CG; Whiteing AE (1991) Factors influencing change in freight transport and distribution: an investigation., In: Moyes A (Ed) Companies, Regions and Transport Change., Institute of British Geographers, Transport Geography Study Group.
  • Nash CA; Whiteing AE (1988) Mode choice: a Total Distribution Cost approach., In: Bianco L; La Bella A (Ed) Freight Transport Planning and Logistics, Springer-Verlag.
  • Pitfield DE; Whiteing AE (1985) Forecasting Rail Freight Flows in Britain, In: Button KJ; Pitfield DE (Ed) International Railway Economics, Gower, pp.209-233.

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Conference Papers

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