Shunting Minimal Rail Car Allocation

Abstract

We consider the rail car management at industrial in-plant railroads. Demands for loaded or empty cars are characterized by a track, a car type, and the desired quantity. If available, we assign cars from the stock, possibly substituting types, otherwise we rent additional cars. Transportation requests are fulfilled as a short sequence of pieces of work… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10589-005-3229-y

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@article{Lbbecke2005ShuntingMR, title={Shunting Minimal Rail Car Allocation}, author={Marco E. L{\"u}bbecke and Uwe T. Zimmermann}, journal={Comp. Opt. and Appl.}, year={2005}, volume={31}, pages={295-308} }