A solution for cross-docking operations planning, scheduling and coordination

  title={A solution for cross-docking operations planning, scheduling and coordination},
  author={Zhengping Li and Wei He and C. H. Sim and Chong Chuan Chen},
  journal={2008 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics},
Crossdocking is defined as an operational strategy that moves items through consolidation centers or cross docks without putting them into storage. As the need to move inventory faster increases, more logistics managers are turning to crossdocking but the ability to execute such strategy well depends on good planning, scheduling and precise coordination. This paper introduces our research and development work on optimization of cross docking in three aspects: Optimized planning to group… CONTINUE READING
7 Citations
19 References
Similar Papers


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 19 references

Crossdocking in the Sales Supply Chain: Integration of Information and Communication Relationships

  • T. Babics
  • Periodica Polytechnica Transportation Engineering…
  • 2005
1 Excerpt

Crossdocking—Just-in-Time for Distribution, Graduate School of Business & Public Policy

  • K. R. Gue
  • Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, 2001.
  • 2001
1 Excerpt

Network Design for Load-Driven Cross-Docking Systems, TLI Webpage,

  • H. D. Ratliff, J. V. Vate, M. Zhang
  • 2001

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…