Transportation system modeling and simulation in support of logistics and operations

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Effective management of DOE`s transportation operations requires better data than are currently available, a more integrated management structure for making transportation decisions, and decision support tools to provide needed analysis capabilities. This paper describes a vision of an advanced logistics management system for DOE, and the rationale for developing improved modeling and simulation capability as an integral part of that system. The authors illustrate useful types of models through four examples, addressing issues of transportation package allocation, fleet sizing, routing/scheduling, and emergency responder location. The overall vision for the advanced logistics management system, and the specific examples of potential capabilities, ... continued below

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Yoshimura, R.H.; Kjeldgaard, E.A.; Turnquist, M.A. & List, G.F. December 1, 1997.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Effective management of DOE`s transportation operations requires better data than are currently available, a more integrated management structure for making transportation decisions, and decision support tools to provide needed analysis capabilities. This paper describes a vision of an advanced logistics management system for DOE, and the rationale for developing improved modeling and simulation capability as an integral part of that system. The authors illustrate useful types of models through four examples, addressing issues of transportation package allocation, fleet sizing, routing/scheduling, and emergency responder location. The overall vision for the advanced logistics management system, and the specific examples of potential capabilities, provide the basis for a conclusion that such a system would meet a critical DOE need in the area of radioactive material and waste transportation.

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  • PATRAM `98: 12. international conference on packaging and transportation of radioactive material, Paris (France), 10-15 May 1998

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  • Other: DE98001685
  • Report No.: SAND--97-3098C
  • Report No.: CONF-980507--
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 642702
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc698396

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Yoshimura, R.H.; Kjeldgaard, E.A.; Turnquist, M.A. & List, G.F. Transportation system modeling and simulation in support of logistics and operations, article, December 1, 1997; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc698396/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.