Information Needs for Increasing Log Transport Efficiency

  title={Information Needs for Increasing Log Transport Efficiency},
  author={Timothy P. McDonald and Steven E. Taylor and Robert B. Rurnmer and Jorge Valenzuela},
Three methods of dispatching trucks to loggers were tested using a log transport simulation model: random allocation, fixed assignment of trucks to loggers, and dispatch based on knowledge of the current status of trucks and loggers within the system. This 'informed' dispatch algorithm attempted to minimize the difference in time between when a logger would… CONTINUE READING