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Schneider National needed a simulation model that would capture the dynamics of its fleet of over 6,000 long-haul drivers to determine where the company should hire new drivers, estimate the impact of changes in work rules, find the best way to manage Canadian drivers, and experiment with new ways to get drivers home. It needed a model that could perform as(More)
The Local Pickup and Delivery Problem (LPDP) has drawn much attention during recent years. In the literature, optimization models and algorithms have been developed to address this problem. However, for some real world applications, the large-scale and dynamic nature of the problem causes some difficulties in getting good solutions within an acceptable time(More)
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