Pro-active Dynamic Vehicle Routing: Real-Time Control and Request-Forecasting Approaches to Improve Customer Service

This book focuses on the delivery of time-sensitive/perishable goods and pro-active steps that can be taken to improve delivery time, customer service, and vehicle diversions. It includes the development of a model for Real-time Distribution Of Perishable Goods (RDOPG) and explores the benefits of using stochastic knowledge of prior customer requests. Chapter topics include: vehicle routing and related problems, RDOPG applications, literature review, real-time control approach, generating and utlizing stochastic knowledge from past request information, and Tabu search solution methods.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 371p
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  • Accession Number: 01488171
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9783642334726
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 11 2013 10:43AM