Vehicle Scheduling Analysis


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Vehicle Scheduling Analysis
Vehicle Scheduling AnalysisIn this section we treat vehicle scheduling. We assume a given supply chain system involving the replenishment of customer inventory and a given set of customer locations. We then determine how vehicles should be best scheduled to achieve the supply chain objectives. Here, the customer may be manufacturing plants served by a supplier, a set of warehouses served by a manufacturing plant, or a set of customer locations served by a warehouse.The problem typically formulated is to determine the order in which customers will be visited by delivery/pickup vehicles, often called the route. Other questions include determination of the proper number of vehicles, the frequenc…
Citation
F. Robert Jacobs; William L. Berry; D. Clay Whybark; Thomas E. Vollmann: Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management: APICS/CPIM Certification Edition. Vehicle Scheduling Analysis, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011), AccessEngineering Export