Optimal Decision on Landside Operations and Truck Tour of a Container Terminal
Science Journal of Business and Management
Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2017, Pages: 64-69
Received: Mar. 6, 2017; Published: Mar. 10, 2017
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Junmin Yi, School of Economics and Management, Xiamen University of Technology, Xiamen, China
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In modern container transportation, the containers transshipment between the quayside and landside plays a key role in the efficiency of a container terminal. From the perspective of logistics, port operations are determined by the port facilities, space and running time, and a focus on container movement within the terminal will draw more attention on the operational efficiency of port transportation and handling of the terminal. By analyzing the elements of the system operations, a mathematical model is setup to solve container movement by truck routing and yard layout. With the model and the instance data from a container terminal, the container truck tour and optimization problem is well settled, and the model’s feasible application is discussed.
Container Terminal, Operations, Truck, Transportation, Route
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Junmin Yi, Optimal Decision on Landside Operations and Truck Tour of a Container Terminal, Science Journal of Business and Management. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2017, pp. 64-69. doi: 10.11648/j.sjbm.20170502.14
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