DOI: https://doi.org/10.25043/19098642.172

Socio-economic impact of the construction of an intermodal connection in Puerto Salgar, Cundinamarca

Omar David Cruz Pineda, Emmanuel Lara Abello

Abstract


The aim of this work is to show the socio-economic impact in the Cundinamarca-Boyacá plateau produced by the construction and promotion of an alternative to relieve the freight transportation system in the region, and how it echoes in the manufacturing levels of the ship industry. For this reason, it is evaluated the option of establishing a logistics area in the town of Puerto Salgar (Cundinamarca) where may confluence an intermodal transportation system which emphasizes the Magdalena River as the main way for the country’s development and Puerto Salgar as the main axis for the economic growth of the plateau. The Discrete Event Simulation (DES) methodology was used for this work, using information given by previous studies by the Ministerio de Transporte, the Dirección Nacional de Planeación and the Instituto Nacional de Vías; setting a conceptual model which determines and limit the study, and implementing a Rockwell Arena simulation.


Keywords


Discrete Event Simulation; Magdalena River; Puerto Salgar; Cundinamarca-Boyacá plateau; logistics area

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