Freight Transport and Distribution: Concepts and Optimisation Models


This book serves as a primer on freight transportation and logistics, providing a general and broad coverage of concepts, mathematical models and methodologies available for freight transportation planning at strategic, tactical and operational levels. It is aimed at graduate students, and is also a reference book for practitioners in the field.
The book includes preliminaries, such as mathematical modeling and optimisation algorithms. The book also features case studies and practical real-life examples to illustrate applications of the concepts and models covered, and to encourage a hands-on and a practical approach. The author has taught and published extensively in the field and draw on state-of-the-art scientific research. He has also been part of a number of practical research projects, which underpin the real life examples in the book.

Freight Transport and Distribution: Concepts and Optimisation Models | Tolga Bektas (Author) | CRC Press



Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Location in Networks
Chapter 2: Hub Location. Facility Location
Chapter 3: Transportation and Service Networks
Chapter 4: Multicommodity Network Design
Chapter 5: Service Network Design
Chapter 6: Short-Haul Freight Transportation
Chapter 7: Routing Problems
Chapter 8: Traveling Salesman Problems
Chapter 9: Vehicle Routing Problems
Chapter 10: Integrated Routing Problems
Chapter 11: Location-Routing, Inventory-Routing and Production-Routing
Chapter 12: Green Freight Distribution
Chapter 13: Collaboration in Freight Distribution
Chapter 14: Cooperative Game Theory

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Integrated Institute of Supply Chain Management, a unit of Fhyzics Business Consultants Private Limited specialising in supply chain management consulting and education. IISCM trains and certifies SCM professionals in procurement, supply chain management, inventory, and warehousing.

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