Determination of the number of AGVs required at a semi-automated container terminal

Iris Vis, René De Koster, Kees Jan Roodbergen, Leon Peeters

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Abstract

This paper describes the development of a minimum flow algorithm to determine the number of automated guided vehicles required at a semi-automated container terminal. A model and a strongly polynomial time algorithm are developed to solve the case in which containers are available for transport at known time instants.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)409-417
JournalJournal of the Operational Research Society
Volume52
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

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