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Last Mile Distribution in Humanitarian Relief
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We propose a mixed integer programming model that equitably allocates resources, based on supply, vehicle capacity, and delivery time restrictions, with the objectives of minimizing transportation costs and maximizing benefits to aid recipients. Expand
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Disaster relief routing: Integrating research and practice
Disaster relief presents many unique logistics challenges, with problems including damaged transportation infrastructure, limited communication, and coordination of multiple agents. Central toExpand
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Models for relief routing: Equity, efficiency and efficacy
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In humanitarian relief operations, vehicle routing and supply allocation decisions are critically important. Expand
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The Period Vehicle Routing Problem and its Extensions
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This chapter presents an overview of the Period Vehicle Routing Problem, a generalization of the classic vehicle routing problem in which driver routes are constructed over a period of time. Expand
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Multi-resource routing with flexible tasks: an application in drayage operations
This paper introduces an application of a Multi-Resource Routing Problem (MRRP) in drayage operations. Drayage involves the movement of loaded and empty equipment between rail yards, shippers,Expand
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Decentralized Approaches to Logistics Coordi- nation in Humanitarian Relief
Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) involved in humanitarian relief provide supplies and services to people in need. Transportation and logistics are big parts of NGO operations, as agenciesExpand
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The Period Vehicle Routing Problem with Service Choice
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The period vehicle routing problem (PVRP) is a variation of the PVRP in which service frequency is a decision of the model. Expand
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Models for Relief Routing: Equity, Efficiency and Efficacy
In humanitarian relief operations, vehicle routing and supply allocation decisions are critically important. Similar routing and allocation decisions are studied for commercial settings whereExpand
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OPTIMAL INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE POLICIES FOR INFRASTRUCTURE NETWORKS
State-of-the-art infrastructure management systems use Markov decision processes (MDPs) as a methodology for maintenance and rehabilitation (M&R) decisionmaking. The underlying assumption in thisExpand
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Workforce Management in Periodic Delivery Operations
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This paper evaluates the effect that workforce management has on routing costs, providing insight for managerial decision making. Expand
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