Airfreight forwarder shipment planning: A mixed 0-1 model and managerial issues in the integration and consolidation of shipments

@article{Wong2009AirfreightFS,
  title={Airfreight forwarder shipment planning: A mixed 0-1 model and managerial issues in the integration and consolidation of shipments},
  author={Wai Hung Wong and Lawrence C. Leung and Yer Van Hui},
  journal={European Journal of Operational Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={193},
  pages={86-97}
}
The planning and management of air cargo logistics is a complex endeavor, involving collaboration of multiple logistics agents to deliver shipments timely, safely and economically. Airfreight forwarders are third-party brokers/operators who coordinate and manage cargo shipments for their clients. It is important for a forwarder to develop a shipment plan to evaluate the possible integrations and consolidations, to assess whether shipments can meet their respective target delivery dates, and to… CONTINUE READING
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