Dynamic Fleet Management for International Truck Transportation: Focusing on Occasional Transportation Tasks

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Springer Science & Business Media, May 19, 2011 - Business & Economics - 191 pages
Two new dynamic planning approaches, incorporating all important real-life restrictions, such as regulations on driving and working hours, are developed and evaluated. Extensive numerical tests are carried out with a five-week real-life data set from an international freight forwarding company.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
1
Chapter 2 Dynamic Transportation Problems
11
Chapter 3 Literature Review
30
Chapter 4 Development and Evaluation of two Dynamic Planning Procedures
77
Chapter 5RealLife Application at an InternationallyOperating Freight ForwardingCompany
123
Chapter 6Conclusion and Outlook
170
Bibliography
177
Appendix
187
A Pseudocode of MNS Improvement Neighborhoods
188
B Parameterization Detailed Results
190
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Dr. Steffen Schorpp wrote his dissertation under Prof. Dr. Bernhard Fleischmann’s supervision at the Chair of Production and Logistics at the University of Augsburg.

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