2019 年 13 巻 p. 1014-1033
Hokkaido logistics is currently facing a critical situation that may potentially create an impact on its economy and disrupt a smooth food supply in Japan. Therefore, it is urgently needed to convert the logistics network to a sustainable one in consideration of Hokkaido Shinkansen’s extension to Sapporo at the end of the fiscal year 2030, with the option of the introduction of the freight Shinkansen system. To design a sustainable logistics network, the problems and feasible alternatives are sorted out following the Strategic Choice Approach method in this study. An assignment analysis is exploited to reproduce actual logistics transportation. Total 36 alternatives are evaluated based on indices of “transportation efficiency,” “labor efficiency,” and “economic efficiency,” relative to sustainability. The best logistics network for Hokkaido is determined based on each evaluation index.