A dynamic driver management scheme for less-than-truckload carriers

  title={A dynamic driver management scheme for less-than-truckload carriers},
  author={Alan L. Erera and Burak Karacik and Martin W. P. Savelsbergh},
  journal={Computers & OR},
This paper describes a scheme for the dynamic management of linehaul drivers developed for a large U.S. LTL carrier. Virtually all scheduling problems faced by transportation service providers are complicated by time-constrained vehicle operators that can be renewed only after resting. LTL driver scheduling is further complicated by the fact that trucking moves, unlike passenger airline flights or train dispatches, are not pre-scheduled. The technology developed in this paper combines greedy… CONTINUE READING
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