Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series

Dynamic Fleet Management

Concepts, Systems, Algorithms & Case Studies

Editors: Zeimpekis, V.S., Tarantilis, C.D., Giaglis, G.M., Minis, I.E. (Eds.)

  • Focuses on stochastic types of transportation problems: real time traffic management, supply chain logistics, shipping fleet management
  • Offers systems and computational algorithms enabling the transportation industry to address random dynamic events
  • All the chapters in the book have been reviewed by experts in the field
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About this book

Dynamic Fleet Management will focus on real time management of a distribution system. This means that when a dynamic event occurs within the distribution chain, action must be taken in "real-time." The book will integrate the latest results in system design, algorithm development and system implementation, to capture the state-of-the art research and application trends. While much of the research in this area of transportation problems have almost exclusively concentrated on carrying out static plans on optional distribution conditions, this book will examine those problems when some dynamic or unplanned even occurs within the transport or network system. It will focus specifically on these cases and integrate the latest results in systems, routing algorithms and case studies where information (a dynamic event) is revealed to the decision maker in a real-time manner.

Reviews

From the reviews:

“It is an edited collection of many different papers, all dealing with interesting problems connected with the management of vehicles in a dynamic environment. … it is quite an interesting book, especially for those who are not experts in the field: it gives a broad overview of models, and methods, and opens the mind to many research directions.” (F. Schoen, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 61 (11), 2010)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Planned Route Optimization For Real-Time Vehicle Routing

    Ichoua1, Soumia (et al.)

    Pages 1-18

  • Classification Of Dynamic Vehicle Routing Systems

    Larsen, Allan (et al.)

    Pages 19-40

  • Dynamic And Stochastic Vehicle Routing In Practice

    Flatberg, Truls (et al.)

    Pages 41-63

  • A Parallelizable And Approximate Dynamic Programming-Based Dynamic Fleet Management Model With Random Travel Times And Multiple Vehicle Types

    Topaloglu, Huseyin

    Pages 65-93

  • Integrated Model For The Dynamic On-Demand Air Transportation Operations

    Yao, Yufeng (et al.)

    Pages 95-111

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-387-71722-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-387-71721-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $149.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4419-4405-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Dynamic Fleet Management
Book Subtitle
Concepts, Systems, Algorithms & Case Studies
Editors
  • Vasileios S. Zeimpekis
  • Christos D. Tarantilis
  • George M. Giaglis
  • Ioannis E. Minis
Series Title
Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series
Series Volume
38
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-71722-7
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-71722-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-71721-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-4405-4
Series ISSN
1387-666X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 242
Number of Illustrations and Tables
78 b/w illustrations
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