The effect of energy policies in Turkey on transportation sector: The analysis of energy related price and cost in road transportation
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Energy policies are seriously affecting economic and social life all over the world as well as in Turkey. When the supply process from the energy resource to the consumer increases in energy cost depending on transport type it has important influence. Increase in energy costs in the supply chain is undertaken by all stakeholders. In this study, we examine at which level road transportation costs, which is the most predominant type of transportation in Turkey is influenced by energy consumption with reference to the energy policies of Turkey and energy consumption of Turkish transportation sector. Thus certain suggestions reducing energy costs have been made to all parties in the supply chain by considering the distribution between energy related costs and other costs.