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A Study on Improving the Efficiency of Logistics Networks in Express Package Deliveries
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A Study on Improving the Efficiency of Logistics Networks in Express Package Deliveries
Ko, Chang-Seong; Chung, Ki-Ho; Ko, Hyun-Jeung;
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The market competition of express package deliveries in Korea is severe because a large number of companies have entered into the market. This study thus suggests an approach to the reconfiguration of express service networks with respect to the strategy partnership of closing/keeping service centers among companies involved and the adjustments of their cutoff times. For this we propose an integer programming model and a genetic algorithm based solution procedure for allowing companies involved to maximize their incremental profit. An illustrative numerical example is presented to demonstrate the practicality and efficiency of the proposed model.
strategic partnership;cutoff time;express package deliveries;reconfiguration of logistics network;
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전략적 제휴를 고려한 택배 서비스 네트워크 재설계를 위한 최적화/시뮬레이션 반복기법의 적용,고창성;김홍배;고현정;

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