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Title: Data allocation and application for time-dependent vehicle routing in city logistics
Authors: Ehmke, Jan Fabian
Mattfeld, Dirk Christian
Keywords: City Logistics
Data analysis
Data mining
Vehicle routing
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: EUT Edizioni Universit√† di Trieste
Citation: Ehmke, J.F., Mattfeld, D.C. (2010) Data allocation and application for time-dependent vehicle routing in city logistics, European Transport \ Trasporti Europei, 46, pp. 24-35
Series/Report no.: European Transport / Trasporti Europei
Abstract: In city logistics, service providers have to consider dynamics within logistics processes in order to achieve higher schedule reliability and delivery flexibility. To this end, city logistics routing demands for time-dependent travel time estimates and time-dependent optimization models. We consider the process of allocation and application of empirical traffic data for time-dependent vehicle routing in city logistics with respect to its usage. Telematics based traffic data collection and the conversion from raw empirical traffic data into information models are discussed. A city logistics scenario points out the applicability of the information models provided, which are based on huge amounts of real traffic data (FCD). Thus, the benefits of time-dependent planning in contrast to common static planning methods can be demonstrated.
ISSN: 1825-3997
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