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Dynamic Fleet Management: Concepts, Systems, Algorithms & Case Studies

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This book focuses on real time management of distribution systems, integrating the latest results in system design, algorithm development and system implementation to capture the state-of-the art research and application trends. The book important topics such as goods dispatching, couriers, rescue and repair services, taxi cab services, and more. The book includes real-life case studies that describe the solution to actual distribution problems by combining systemic and ...

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Overview

This book focuses on real time management of distribution systems, integrating the latest results in system design, algorithm development and system implementation to capture the state-of-the art research and application trends. The book important topics such as goods dispatching, couriers, rescue and repair services, taxi cab services, and more. The book includes real-life case studies that describe the solution to actual distribution problems by combining systemic and algorithmic approaches.

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“It is an edited collection of many different papers, all dealing with interesting problems connected with the management of vehicles in a dynamic environment. … it is quite an interesting book, especially for those who are not experts in the field: it gives a broad overview of models, and methods, and opens the mind to many research directions.” (F. Schoen, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 61 (11), 2010)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441944054
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 11/23/2010
  • Series: Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series , #38
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 242
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Table of Contents

Planned Route Optimization For Real-Time Vehicle Routing.- Classification Of Dynamic Vehicle Routing Systems.- Dynamic And Shastic Vehicle Routing In Practice.- A Parallelizable And Approximate Dynamic Programming-Based Dynamic Fleet Management Model With Random Travel Times And Multiple Vehicle Types.- Integrated Model For The Dynamic On-Demand Air Transportation Operations.- An Intermodal Time-Dependent Minimum Cost Path Algorithm.- Real-Time Emergency Response Fleet Deployment: Concepts, Systems, Simulation & Case Studies.- Vehicle Routing And Scheduling Models, Simulation And City Logistics.- Dynamic Management Of A Delayed Delivery Vehicle In A City Logistics Environment.- Real-Time Fleet Management At Ecourier Ltd.

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