in Business and Economics Cross Dock Scheduling : Classification , Literature Review and Research Agenda

@inproceedings{Boysen2009inBA,
  title={in Business and Economics Cross Dock Scheduling : Classification , Literature Review and Research Agenda},
  author={Nils Boysen},
  year={2009}
}
At cross docking terminals incoming deliveries of inbound trucks are unloaded, sorted, moved across the dock and nally loaded onto outbound trucks, which immediately leave the terminal towards their next destination in the distribution chain. Accordingly, a cross dock is a consolidation point in a distribution network, where multiple smaller shipments can be merged to full truck loads in order to realize economies in transportation. In this context, the truck scheduling problem, which decides… CONTINUE READING
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