APPLICATION OF LINEAR PROGRAMMING TO TRANSPORT OF IMPORTED CORN

APLICACION DE LA PROGRAMACION LINEAL AL TRANSPORTE DE TRIGO IMPORTADO

THIS PUBLICATION PRESENTS A METHOD FOR THE OPTIMIZATION OF TRANSPORT COSTS IN A SYSTEM OF FREIGHT DISTRIBUTION BETWEEN DIFFERENT ORIGIN AND DESTINATION POINTS. THIS METHOD WHICH RELIES ON LINEAR PROGRAMMING, IS TERMED THE METHOD OF MARGINAL COSTS AND IS APPLIED HERE TO THE STUDY OF THE TRANSPORT OF CORN IN COLUMBIA DURING 1972. A COMPARISON WITH THE REAL TRANSPORT SYSTEM DURING THE SAME YEAR DEMONSTRATES THE SAVINGS OBTAINED. THE METHOD IS EASY TO PROGRAM FOR USE WITH A COMPUTER.

  • Authors:
    • DUARTE, E
    • Gomez, G
  • Publication Date: 1973-6

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  • Accession Number: 01293879
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institut Francais des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Aménagement et des Réseaux (IFSTTAR)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 4:21AM