SUB-OPTIMALITY IN FREIGHT DISTRIBUTION

A method of implementing the modification to the transportation problem that takes account of sub-optimality by iteration is outlined that minimizes an appropriate goodness-of-fit statistic. The model is then applied, using this method, to freight flow data in Great Britain. A freight flow matrix is predicted that is superior to a transportation problem prediction and behavioral and economic implications are derived to demonstrate the insights that the technique can yield.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Pergamon Press, Incorporated

    Maxwell House, Fairview Park
    Elmsford, NY  United States  10523
  • Authors:
    • Pitfield, D E
  • Publication Date: 1978-12

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 403-409
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00195744
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ngineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1979 12:00AM