This paper performs a comparative analysis on the industry and academic perspectives on cross-docking operations. Detailed descriptions are provided for three typical cross-dock settings by means of case illustrations. The purpose of these descriptions is to inspire break-through innovations in future cross-docking research by identifying constraints, decision problems, and performance indicators that are thoroughly anchored in current practice.
|Title of host publication||Progress in Material Handling Research: 2014|
|Editors||J. Smith, K. Ellis, R. de Koster, B. Montreuil, M. Ogle|
|Place of Publication||Charlotte, NC, USA|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|