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Dynamic Vehicle Scheduling: An Expert Systems Approach

International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management

ISSN: 0960-0035

Article publication date: 1 February 1991

Abstract

The dynamic vehicle scheduling problem for a shipper involves managing transport of freight originating at various locations to minimise transport costs. The job involves dynamic assignment of vehicles contracted from carriers to loads available at multiple locations on a real time basis. A framework for building a PC‐based expert system to be used as a decision support system is provided. An example expert scheduling system (EXLOAD) built on VP EXPERT, a PC‐based expert system shell is also shown.

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Citation

Bagchi, P.K. and Nag, B.N. (1991), "Dynamic Vehicle Scheduling: An Expert Systems Approach", International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol. 21 No. 2, pp. 10-18. https://doi.org/10.1108/09600039110134805

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MCB UP Ltd

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