Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Operation planning for maritime empty container repositioning|
|Keywords:||Empty container repositioning|
Network transshipment hub decision support tool
|Source:||Long, Y.,Lee, L.H.,Chew, E.P.,Luo, Y.,Shao, J.,Senguta, A.,Chua, S.M.L. (2013). Operation planning for maritime empty container repositioning. International Journal of Industrial Engineering : Theory Applications and Practice 20 (1-2) : 141-142. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||One of the challenges that liner operators face today is to effectively operate empty containers to meet demands and to reduce inefficiency. In this study, we develop a decision support tool to help the liner operator in managing the maritime empty container repositioning efficiently. This tool considers the actual operations and constraints of the problems faced by the liner operator and uses mathematical programming approaches to solve it. We present a case study, which considers 49 ports and 44services.We also compare our proposed model with a simple rule, which attempts to mimic the actual operation of a shipping liner. The numerical results show that the proposed model is promising. Moreover, our model is able to identify potential transshipment hubs for intra-Asia empty container transportation. © International Journal of Industrial Engineering.|
|Source Title:||International Journal of Industrial Engineering : Theory Applications and Practice|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on Dec 9, 2017
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.