Container transport ‐ a case study

Dirk Cattrysse (Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium)
Kris Geeroms (Consultant for Supply Chain Software, Mechelen, Belgium)
Ann Proost (Quality Consultant for AZ St Camillus, Antwerp, Belgium)
Carine Van der Heyde (Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium)

Logistics Information Management

ISSN: 0957-6053

Publication date: 1 December 1996

Abstract

Discusses the building of a prototype decision‐support system for a container transport company in the light of constraining factors which affect scheduling of trucks and vehicle routeing problems of various kinds. Considers the prototype’s data requirements and describes the information flow analysis, drawing conclusions and offering suggestions, before proceeding to model the problem as a vehicle routeing problem. Describes the development of an heuristic procedure and how it was tested and validated. Summarizes the benefits of the analysis and the prototype’s construction.

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Cattrysse, D., Geeroms, K., Proost, A. and Van der Heyde, C. (1996), "Container transport ‐ a case study", Logistics Information Management, Vol. 9 No. 6, pp. 15-23. https://doi.org/10.1108/09576059610148450

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1996, MCB UP Limited

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