A dispatching method for automated lifting vehicles in automated port container terminals

@article{Nguyen2009ADM,
  title={A dispatching method for automated lifting vehicles in automated port container terminals},
  author={Vu Duc Nguyen and Kap Hwan Kim},
  journal={Computers & Industrial Engineering},
  year={2009},
  volume={56},
  pages={1002-1020}
}
In automated container terminals, containers are transported from the marshalling yard to a ship and vice versa by automated vehicles. The automated vehicle type studied in this paper is an automated lifting vehicle (ALV) that is capable of lifting a container from the ground by itself. This study discusses how to dispatch ALVs by utilizing information about pickup and delivery locations and time in future delivery tasks. A mixed-integer programming model is provided for assigning optimal… CONTINUE READING
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