Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

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Dr Anthony Whiteing

Director of Student Education

Phone: +44 (0)113 34 35359
Room: 205
Email: A.E.Whiteing@its.leeds.ac.uk_
Research Group: Economics and Discrete Choice

 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

  • Mullen C; Whiteing A; Jopson A; Tight M (2014) Knowing their place on the roads: What would equality mean for walking and cycling?, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 61, pp.238-248. doi: 10.1016/j.tra.2014.01.009
  • Rodrigues VS; Cowburn J; Potter A; Naim MM; Whiteing AE (2014) Developing ‘Extra Distance’ as a Measure for the Evaluation of Road Freight Transport Performance, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 63, .
  • Liu R; Whiteing A; Koh A (2013) Challenging established rules for train control through a fault tolerance approach: Applications at a classic railway junction, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, 227, pp.685-692. doi: 10.1177/0954409713496988
  • Ursani Z; Mei TX; Whiteing A (2013) A fault tolerance approach for railway scheduling and train control, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 56, pp.161-173. doi: 10.1016/j.trb.2013.08.002
  • Ballantyne EEF; Whiteing A; Lindholm M (2013) A comparative study of urban freight transport planning: Addressing stakeholder needs, Journal of Transport Geography, 32, pp.93-101. doi: 10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2013.08.013
  • Jones T; Pooley CG; Scheldeman G; Horton D; Tight M; Mullen C; Jopson A; Whiteing A (2012) Moving around the city: Discourses on walking and cycling in english urban areas, Environment and Planning A, 44, pp.1407-1424. doi: 10.1068/a44387
  • Whiteing T (2011) Annual Conference Special Issue for the Logistics Research Network (LRN) Towards the sustainable supply chain: Balancing the needs of business, economy and the environment, International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, 14, pp.367-369. doi: 10.1080/13675567.2011.647423
  • Menachof DA; Gibson BJ; Hanna JB; Whiteing AE (2009) An analysis of the value of supply chain management periodicals, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 39, pp.145-166. doi: 10.1108/09600030910942403
  • Rodrigues VS; Stantchev DS; Potter A; Naim MM; Whiteing AE (2008) Establishing a Transport Operation Focused Uncertainty Model for the Supply Chain, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 38, pp.388-411. doi: 10.1108/09600030810882807
  • Whiteing AE (2005) The Changing Face of Logistics, Freight Transport Review, pp.29-30.
  • Fowkes AS; Firmin P; Tweddle G; Whiteing AE (2004) How Highly Does the Freight Transport Industry Value Journey Time Reliability - and for What Reasons?, International Journal of Logistics: Research & Applications, 7, pp.33-43. doi: 10.1080/13675560310001619259
  • Fowkes AS; Firmin PE; Whiteing AE; Tweddle G (2003) Freight Road User Valuations of Three Different Aspects of Delay., Logistics Solutions, 5, pp.15-21.
  • Whiteing AE; Brewer PR (1998) Contestability in the UK rail freight market: what are the key barriers to entry and how can they be overcome?, Trasporti Europei, 9, pp.12-22.
  • Murray W; Whiteing AE (1995) Reducing commercial vehicle accidents through accident databases., Logistics Information Management, 8, pp.22-29. doi: 10.1108/09576059510091643
  • Fowkes AS; Nash CA; Tweddle G; Whiteing AE (1987) Forecasting Freight Mode Choice in Great Britain, Focus on Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 6, pp.20-28.
  • Fowkes AS; Nash CA; Whiteing AE (1985) Understanding Trends in InterCity Rail Traffic in Great Britain, Transportation Planning and Technology, 10, pp.65-80. doi: 10.1080/03081068508717301
  • Fowkes AS; Mackie PJ; Nash CA; Whiteing AE (1985) Road Track Cost Allocation in Great Britain, Transportation Research. Part B: Methodological, 19B, pp.161-165. doi: 10.1016/0191-2615(85)90022-0

Books

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

Book Chapters

  • 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; 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; 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; 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.

Reports

  • Whiteing AE (2010) The Future of Sustainable Freight Transport and Logistics, .
  • Stantchev DS; Whiteing AE (2006) Urban Freight Transport and Logistics: An Overview of the European Research and Policy, .
  • Proost S; Dunkerley C; de Palma A; van der Loo S; Guehnemann A; Mackie PJ; Whiteing AE; Koskenoja P (2006) Funding Infrastructure: Guidelines for Europe, Deliverable 1: Economics of European infrastructure Funds and mark-ups: methodology., .
  • Fowkes AS; Nellthorp J; Whiteing AE; de Jong G; Toner JP; Mackie PJ (2005) Notes on freight scheme benefits, .

Conferences

  • Marsden G; Ballantyne EEF; Whiteing AE (2011) An analysis of local authority views and treatment of urban freight in the UK, Universities' Transport Study Group, Archives .
  • Whiteing A; Rodrigues VS; Cowburn J; Potter A; Naim MM (2009) Defining ‘extra distance’ as a tool to evaluate road transport performance., .
  • Johnson DH; Whiteing AE; Fowkes AS (2007) LEFT: The Right Approach to Aggregate Strategic Freight Transport Modelling?, UTSG 2007 .
  • Rodrigues VS; Stantchev DS; Potter A; Naim MM; Whiteing AE (2007) Establishing a Transport Operation Focussed Uncertainty Model for the Supply Chain., 14th International Annual EuroMA Conference, Managing Operations in an Expanding Europe, Ankara, Turkey, 17-20 June, 2007. .
  • Whiteing AE; Johnson DH; Wright C; Garratt M (2007) Modelling Freight Flows on the Betuwe Line , Second International Conference on Funding Transportation Infrastructure, Leuven (Belgium), September 20-21, 2007. .
  • Menachof DA; Gibson BJ; Hanna JB; Whiteing AE (2007) An Analysis of the Value of Supply Chain Management Periodicals. , Logistics Research Network Annual Conference 2007. 5-7 September 2007, Hull, UK .
  • Guehnemann A; Whiteing AE; Mackie PJ; Smith N (2006) Transport Infrastructure Funding Systems – A Review of European Experience., 5th Conference on Applied Infrastructure Research (INFRADAY), Berlin, 6-7 October 2006. .
  • Whiteing AE (2006) Supplying Food into the Public Sector: Opportunities for More Efficient and Sustainable Distribution., In: Bourlakis; M; Cullinane; K; Mulley; C; Nelson; J (Ed) Logistics Research Network 2006 Conference pp.488-493.
  • Stantchev DS; Whiteing AE; Bamford CG (2006) Adaptation of the Scott and Westbrook Mapping Technique: A Supply Chain Investigation of Companies in the Yorkshire and Humber Region., In: Bourlakis; M; Cullinane; K; Mulley; C; Nelson; J (Ed) Logistics Research Network 2006 Conference pp.421-426.
  • Fowkes AS; Whiteing AE (2006) The value of freight travel time savings and reliability improvements – recent evidence from Great Britain, European Transport Conference, Strasbourg. 2006 .
  • Johnson DH; Whiteing AE; Fowkes AS (2005) LEFT2 - A Strategic Freight Transport Model for Great Britain, European Transport Conference, Strasbourg .
  • Whiteing AE; Stantchev DS (2004) Freight Transport and Logistics in the Yorkshire and Humber Region: Addressing the Skills Gaps, University Transport Studies Group (UTSG) Conference, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 5-7 January 2004. .
  • Whiteing AE (2003) Crash reporting and recording by UK transport fleets, UTSG 2003 .
  • 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 pp.447-453.
  • Whiteing AE (2002) In the wake of the autumn 2000 fuel crisis , UTSG 2002 .
  • Fowkes AS; Firmin PE; Tweddle G; Whiteing AE (2001) How highly does the freight transport industry value journey time reliability - and for what reasons?, Logistics Research Network 6th Annual Conference pp.141-148.
  • Marsden G; Ballantyne EEF; Whiteing AE (Not yet published) Investigating the impacts of urban transport policies on essential freight operations, .

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