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This paper presents the results of a study funded by the Department for Transport investigating various strategies for optimising domestic waste collections, including joint working arrangements and alternate weekly collection. This was achieved with the aid of routing and scheduling software (Logix by DPS International). Using domestic collection round(More)
Although commercial and household wastes are compositionally similar, common UK practice is for separate collections. This paper uses vehicle routeing and scheduling software to predict the benefits of allowing household and commercial waste to be collected together by a common vehicle fleet. This was compared in a case study where collections were made(More)
(2005) The use of simulation in the design of a road transport incident detection algorithm. Abstract Automatic incident detection is becoming one of the core tools of urban traffic management, enabling more rapid identification and response to traffic incidents and congestion. The existing traffic detection infrastructure within many urban areas (often(More)
Purpose – To review recent research in reverse logistics, with particular emphasis on the aspects of Green Logistics, City Logistics, urban retailing and waste management. Design/methodology/approach – The review is based on over 50 selected journal papers, other documents and online sources, including documents which offer substantial and comprehensive(More)
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