Towards agent-based multi-site scheduling

  title={Towards agent-based multi-site scheduling},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Sauer and Tammo Freese and Thorsten Teschke},
Scheduling problems are usually treated within single plant environments or within companies with several production locations. Due to the globalization of markets companies can no longer be regarded isolated from each other. They are in fact elements of spatially distributed production and logistics networks, where apart from the actual production process transport and stock keeping gain importance. This contribution analyses the organizational structures found in distributed production… CONTINUE READING