Evaluating the Performance of the Logistics Parks: A State-of-the-Art Review

  • Yingxiu Qi
  • Yan Sun
  • Maoxiang LangEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 686)


The remarkable development of the logistics industry motivates the optimization researches on the logistics park planning. After the construction period of the logistics parks when the relative location and layout problems are highlighted by the scholars, the performance evaluation on the logistics parks during their operation period is of great significance. On one hand, the well-performed logistics parks can be determined and stand out from their peers through performance evaluation, and can hence provide a benchmark for others to learn and further make progress. On the other hand, logistics parks can analyze their SWOT based on such evaluation and realize their sustainable development. Consequently, the performance evaluation on the logistics parks has been attached great importance in recent years. In this study, we present a systematical review on the logistics park performance evaluation problem from two aspects, including evaluation index system and quantitative evaluation methods (e.g., AHP, TOPSIS and DEA, etc.). We wish this review can help the readers clearly understand the research progress of this problem and also draw more colleagues to this research field.


Performance evaluation Logistics park Evaluation index Evaluation model Literature review 



This study was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation Project of China (No. 71390332-3) and the Scientific Research Developing Project of the China Railway Corporation (No. 2014X009-B)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Traffic and TransportationBeijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.School of Management Science and EngineeringShandong University of Finance and EconomicsJinanChina

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