​​​​​​​​​​​​The following tables provide a summary of the research outputs achieved by the Department of Logistics during 2014.​

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Journal Articles

​​​​1.​​ BURGER AP, DE VILLIERS AP, VAN VUUREN JH. A linear algorithm for secure domination in trees. Discrete Applied Mathematics 2014; 171(1): 15-27.

2. BURGER AP, DE VILLIERS AP, VAN VUUREN JH. The cost of edge failure with respect to secure graph domination. Utilitas Mathematica 2014; 95(1): 329-339.

3. BURGER AP, HATTINGH JH, VAN VUUREN JH. The mixed irredundant Ramsey numbers t(3, 7) = 18 and t(3, 8) = 22. Quaestiones Mathematicae 2014; 37(4): 571-589.

4. GERBER C, WARD S-J, GOEDHALS-GERBER LL. The impact of perceived risk on online purchase behaviour. Risk Governance and Control: Financial Markets & 

Institutions 2014; 4(4): 99-106.

5. GOEDHALS-GERBER LL, FREIBOTH HW. The prospects for ending piracy at sea. Risk Governance and Control: Financial Markets & Institutions 2014; 4(3): 16-24.

6. GOEDHALS-GERBER LL. The market for ship repair facilities in the port of Cape Town. Corporate Ownership and Control 2014; 12(1 Continued 4): 406-417.

7. HAGSPIHL R, VISAGIE SE. The number of pickers and stock-keeping unit arrangement on a unidirectional picking line. South African Journal of Industrial Engineering 2014; 25(3): 169-183.

8. HAVENGA JH, SIMPSON Z, DE BOD A, VILJOEN NM. South Africa's rising logistics cost: An uncertain future. Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management 2014; 8(1): 1-7.

9. HAVENGA JH, SIMPSON Z, DE BOD A. South Africa's freight rail reform: A demand-driven perspective. Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management 2014; 8(1): 153-159.

10. HAVENGA JH, SIMPSON Z, DE BOD A. The imperative for commodity-based intermodal freight transport demand modelling: A South African case study. Corporate Ownership and Control 2014; 12(1): 193-202.

11. HAVENGA JH, SIMPSON Z. Reducing national freight logistics costs risk in a high-oil-price environment: A South African case study. International Journal of Logistics Management 2014; 25(1): 35-53.

12. PIENAAR WJ. Die uitbreiding van kostevoordeelontleding met sosiale evaluering in die beplanning van openbare padbouprojekte: voorstel ter ondersteuning van die skep van 'n ontwikkelingstaat. Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe 2014; 54(4): 753-770.

13. PIENAAR WJ. Planning of road construction projects with a view to stimulating economic growth and development. Journal of Governance and Regulation 2014; 3(3): 61-67.

14. PIENAAR WJ. Road cost allocation and recovery. IMIESA 2014; 39(2): 55-63.

15. PIENAAR WJ. The application of systems analysis to enhance the performance of logistic systems in supporting economic growth and development. Corporate Ownership and Control 2014; 11(2): 485-495.

16. STEYN NP, NEL JH, LABADARIOS D, MAUNDER EMW, KRUGER HS. Which dietary diversity indicator is best to assess micronutrient adequacy in children 1 to 9 y? Nutrition 2014; 30(1): 55-60.

17. THOM E, VISAGIE SE, MATTHEWS J. Aanpassing van grootte-mengsels tydens voorraadtoewysing in 'n kettingwinkel. Litnet Akademies 2014; 11(3): 1-25.

18. VAN AARDT SA, BURGER AP, FRICK M, LLANO B, ZUAZUA R. Infinite families of 2-hypohamiltonian/2-hypotraceable oriented graphs. Graphs and Combinatorics 2014; 30(4): 783-800.


Proceedings International

​1. FREIBOTH HW, GOEDHALS-GERBER LL, VAN DYK FE, DODD MC. Packhouse to port: investigating temperature breaks in the South African summer fruit export  cold chain. LM-SCM 2014 XII. International Logistics and Supply Chain Congress, Turkey, Istanbul Technical University and Logistics Association 2014: 599-606.

2. GOEDHALS-GERBER LL, STANDER C, VAN DYK FE. The handling of fruit reefer containers in the Cape Town container terminal. LM-SCM 2014 XII. International Logistics and Supply Chain Congress, Turkey, Istanbul Technical University and Logistics Association 2014: 566-574.

3. HAVENGA JH, DE BOD A, SIMPSON Z. Deconstructing container forecasting: commodity-based supply chain analysis for South Africa. Canadian Transportation Research Forum's 49th Annual Conference, Canada, Canadian Transport Research Forum 2014: 96-110.

​4. HAVENGA JH, DE BOD A, SIMPSON Z. South Africa's emerging rail policy environment: from misguided liberalisation to funding imperatives. Canadian Transportation Research Forum's 49th Annual Conference, Canada, Canadian Transport Research Forum 2014: 381-396.
​5. HAVENGA JH, SIMPSON Z, DE BOD A. Rail Policy Based on Demand and Socio-Economic Development, Rather than Competition, a Return to Development State
Ideals? 19th Annual Logistics Research Network Conference (LRN), United Kingdom, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport 2014: 1-8.
​6. PIENAAR WJ. Application of systems analysis to enhance the performance of new road networks in supporting economic growth and development.  European Transport Conference 2014, Germany, Association for European Transport 2014: 1-13.

​7. VILJOEN NM, SIMPSON Z, HAVENGA JH. The impact of the Fuel Price as Exogenous Cost Driver in South African Logistics Costs - Evidence that Demands Action. 19th Annual Logistics Research Network Conference (LRN), United Kingdom, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport 2014: 1-8.


Proceedings National​

​1. BURGER AP, DE VILLIERS AP, VAN VUUREN JH. On the q-criticality of graphs with respect to secure graph domination. 43rd Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, Stonehenge, Parys, South Africa, ORSSA 2014: 45-53.

2. BURGER AP, EINHORN MD, VAN VUUREN JH. Design of a detailed microscopic traffic simulation modelling framework for signalised intersections. 43rd Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, Stonehenge, Parys, South Africa, ORSSA 2014: 1-8.

3. COLMANT A, VAN VUUREN JH. Solution representation for a maritime law enforcement response selection problem. 43rd Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, Stonehenge, Parys, South Africa, ORSSA 2014: 79-87.

4. DU TOIT J, VAN VUUREN JH. Semi-automated maritime vessel activity detection using hidden Markov models. 43rd Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, Stonehenge, Parys, South Africa, ORSSA 2014: 71-78.

5. LÖTTER DP, VAN VUUREN JH. Implementation challenges associated with a threat evaluation and weapon assignment system. 43rd Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, Stonehenge, Parys, South Africa, ORSSA 2014: 27-35.

6. VAN VUUREN BJ, POTGIETER L, VAN VUUREN JH. Prerequisites for the design of an agent-based model for simulating the population dynamics of Eldana saccharina Walker. 43rd Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, Stonehenge, Parys, South Africa, ORSSA 2014: 62-70.