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Evaluating The Reliability, Coverage, And Added Value Of Crowdsourced Traffic Incident Reports From Waze, Mostafa Amin-Naseri, Pranamesh Chakraborty, Anuj Sharma, Stephen B. Gilbert, Mingyi Hong 2018 Iowa State University

Evaluating The Reliability, Coverage, And Added Value Of Crowdsourced Traffic Incident Reports From Waze, Mostafa Amin-Naseri, Pranamesh Chakraborty, Anuj Sharma, Stephen B. Gilbert, Mingyi Hong

Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Publications

Traffic managers strive to have the most accurate information on road conditions, normally by using sensors and cameras, to act effectively in response to incidents. The prevalence of crowdsourced traffic information that has become available to traffic managers brings hope and yet raises important questions about the proper strategy for allocating resources to monitoring methods. Although many researchers have indicated the potential value in crowdsourced data, it is crucial to quantitatively explore its validity and coverage as a new source of data. This research studied crowdsourced data from a smartphone navigation application called Waze to identify the characteristics of this ...


Developing Optimization Techniques For Logistical Tendering Using Reverse Combinatorial Auctions, Jennifer Kiser 2018 East Tennessee State University

Developing Optimization Techniques For Logistical Tendering Using Reverse Combinatorial Auctions, Jennifer Kiser

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

In business-to-business logistical sourcing events, companies regularly use a bidding process known as tendering in the procurement of transportation services from third-party providers. Usually in the form of an auction involving a single buyer and one or more sellers, the buyer must make decisions regarding with which suppliers to partner and how to distribute the transportation lanes and volume among its suppliers; this is equivalent to solving the optimization problem commonly referred to as the Winner Determination Problem. In order to take into account the complexities inherent to the procurement problem, such as considering a supplier’s network, economies of ...


Configuring Traditional Multi-Dock, Unit-Load Warehouses, Mahmut Tutam 2018 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Configuring Traditional Multi-Dock, Unit-Load Warehouses, Mahmut Tutam

Theses and Dissertations

The development of expected-distance formulas for multi-dock-door, unit-load warehouse configurations is the focus of the dissertation. From formulations derived, the width-to-depth ratios minimizing expected distances are obtained for rectangle-shaped, unit-load warehouse configurations. Partitioning the storage region in the warehouse into three classes, the performance of a multi-dock-door, unit-load warehouse is studied when storage regions can be either rectangle-shaped or contour-line-shaped. Our first contribution is the development of formulas for expected distance traveled in storing and retrieving unit loads in a rectangle-shaped warehouse having multiple dock doors along one warehouse wall and storage racks aligned perpendicular to that wall. Two formulations ...


Modeling And Solution Approaches For Non-Traditional Network Flow Problems With Complicating Constraints, Negin Enayaty Ahangar 2018 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Modeling And Solution Approaches For Non-Traditional Network Flow Problems With Complicating Constraints, Negin Enayaty Ahangar

Theses and Dissertations

In this dissertation, we model three network-based optimization problems. Chapter 2 addresses the question of what the operation plan should be for interdependent infrastructure systems in resource-constrained environments so that they collectively operate at the highest level. We develop a network-based operation model of these systems that accounts for interdependencies among them. To solve this large-scale model, a solution approach is proposed that relatively quickly generates high-quality solutions to the problem.

Chapter 3 presents a routing model for a single train within a railyard with the objective of minimizing the total length traveled by train. The difference between this problem ...


Solving School Bus Routing And Student Assignment Problems With Heuristic And Column Generation Approach., Di Zhang 2018 University of Louisville

Solving School Bus Routing And Student Assignment Problems With Heuristic And Column Generation Approach., Di Zhang

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

In this dissertation, we solve a school bus routing problem of transporting students including special education (handicapped) students and assigning them in Oldham county education district. The main contribution of this research is that we consider special education students (Type-2) along with other students (Type-1) and design a comprehensive school bus schedule to transport both kinds of students at the same time. Also, a student assignment mathematical model is presented to optimize the number of bus stops in use as well as one important measure of service quality, the total student walking distance. Comparing to the classic clustering methods, heuristic ...


Minimizing The Variance Of Fulfillment Cycle Time In A Central Fill Pharmacy: Why And How, Mohamed El Tonbari, Leon McGinnis 2018 Georgia Institute of Technology

Minimizing The Variance Of Fulfillment Cycle Time In A Central Fill Pharmacy: Why And How, Mohamed El Tonbari, Leon Mcginnis

International Material Handling Research Colloquium

Poster 31


On The Unique Features And Benefits Of On-Demand Distribution Models, Jennifer Pazour, Kaan Unnu 2018 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

On The Unique Features And Benefits Of On-Demand Distribution Models, Jennifer Pazour, Kaan Unnu

International Material Handling Research Colloquium

Poster 6


Transportation Service Provider Collaboration: Benefits And Insights, Steven Roesch, Kimberly Ellis 2018 Virginia Tech

Transportation Service Provider Collaboration: Benefits And Insights, Steven Roesch, Kimberly Ellis

International Material Handling Research Colloquium

Poster 30


Dynamic Batching For Order Picking In Warehouses, Jelmer Pier van der Gaast, Bolor Jargalsaikhan, Kees Jan Roodbergen 2018 University of Groningen

Dynamic Batching For Order Picking In Warehouses, Jelmer Pier Van Der Gaast, Bolor Jargalsaikhan, Kees Jan Roodbergen

International Material Handling Research Colloquium

Poster 26


Digital Design Of Intralogistics Systems: Flexible And Agile Solutions To Short-Cyclic Fluctuations, Christoph Pott, Anike Murrenhoff, Moritz Wernecke, Philipp-Akira Burger 2018 Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics

Digital Design Of Intralogistics Systems: Flexible And Agile Solutions To Short-Cyclic Fluctuations, Christoph Pott, Anike Murrenhoff, Moritz Wernecke, Philipp-Akira Burger

International Material Handling Research Colloquium

Poster 20


Urban Parcel Logistics Hub And Network Design: The Impact Of Modularity And Hyperconnectivity, Benoit Montreuil, Shannon Buckley, Louis Faugere, Reem Khir, Shahab Derhami 2018 Georgia Institute of Technology

Urban Parcel Logistics Hub And Network Design: The Impact Of Modularity And Hyperconnectivity, Benoit Montreuil, Shannon Buckley, Louis Faugere, Reem Khir, Shahab Derhami

International Material Handling Research Colloquium

Poster 27


Integrated Intermodal Network Design With Nonlinear Inter-Hub Movement Costs, Mohammad Ghane-Ezabadi, Hector A. Vergara 2018 Dynamic Ideas

Integrated Intermodal Network Design With Nonlinear Inter-Hub Movement Costs, Mohammad Ghane-Ezabadi, Hector A. Vergara

International Material Handling Research Colloquium

Poster 11


Shuttle-Based Storage And Retrieval Systems With Robotic Order-Picking Shuttle Carrier, Tone Lerher 2018 University of Maribor, Slovenia

Shuttle-Based Storage And Retrieval Systems With Robotic Order-Picking Shuttle Carrier, Tone Lerher

International Material Handling Research Colloquium

Poster 12


Batching And Sequencing In Bucket Brigade Systems With Heterogeneous Items, Yossi Bukchin, Eran Hanany, Eugene Khmelnitsky 2018 Tel-Aviv University

Batching And Sequencing In Bucket Brigade Systems With Heterogeneous Items, Yossi Bukchin, Eran Hanany, Eugene Khmelnitsky

International Material Handling Research Colloquium

Poster 9


A Measurement Tool For Circular Economy Practices: A Case Study In Pallet Supply Chains, Maria Grazia Gnoni, Andres L. Carrano, Fabiana Tornese, Jennifer Pazour, Brian K. Thorn 2018 University of Salento

A Measurement Tool For Circular Economy Practices: A Case Study In Pallet Supply Chains, Maria Grazia Gnoni, Andres L. Carrano, Fabiana Tornese, Jennifer Pazour, Brian K. Thorn

International Material Handling Research Colloquium

Poster 7


An Integrated Network Modeling Framework For Analysis Of Multi-Line Order Pick Systems, Debjit Roy, Vishal Bansal 2018 Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

An Integrated Network Modeling Framework For Analysis Of Multi-Line Order Pick Systems, Debjit Roy, Vishal Bansal

International Material Handling Research Colloquium

Poster 16


Contribution Of Physical Internet Containers To Mitigate The Risk Of Cargo Theft, Yanyan Yang, Eric Ballot, Miguel Gaston Cedillo-Campos 2018 Mines ParisTech, PSL

Contribution Of Physical Internet Containers To Mitigate The Risk Of Cargo Theft, Yanyan Yang, Eric Ballot, Miguel Gaston Cedillo-Campos

International Material Handling Research Colloquium

Poster 24


A Framework For Modeling Material Handling With Decentralized Control, Kevin Gue, Kai Furmans 2018 University of Louisville

A Framework For Modeling Material Handling With Decentralized Control, Kevin Gue, Kai Furmans

International Material Handling Research Colloquium

Poster 23


A Performance Calculator For Shuttle-Based Storage And Retrieval System Design, Banu Yetkin Ekren, Anil Akpumar, Tone Lerher 2018 Yasar University

A Performance Calculator For Shuttle-Based Storage And Retrieval System Design, Banu Yetkin Ekren, Anil Akpumar, Tone Lerher

International Material Handling Research Colloquium

Poster 28


Panel Session #2: Ecom Fulfillment And The Physical Internet: Some Motivation And A Persistent Challenge, Benoit Montreuil, Russell D. Meller, Eric Ballot 2018 Georgia Institute of Technology

Panel Session #2: Ecom Fulfillment And The Physical Internet: Some Motivation And A Persistent Challenge, Benoit Montreuil, Russell D. Meller, Eric Ballot

International Material Handling Research Colloquium

Panel Session 2

Panelists: Benoit Montreuil, Russell Meller, and Eric Ballot

Moderator: Kimberly Ellis


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