Transport Load Size

Applies to: Silage Transport

Description:

This indicator refers to the reduction of fuel consumption for silage transportation, taking into account transportation distance and load size.

Questions:

What is farm-to-plant distance of crop residues?

What is the transport load size for crop residues?

Rating:

Transportation distance less than 10 km

Load size larger than 12 t and transportation distance smaller than 50 km

Load size larger than 12 t and transportation distance larger than 50 km

Transportation distance between 10 km and 20 km and load size smaller than 12 t

Transportation distance larger than 20 km and load size smaller than 12 t

Sources of information:

Seadi TA, Rutz D, Prassl H, K├Âttner M, Finsterwalder T, Volk S, Janssen R. 2008. Biogas Handbook.