Essays about: "Container terminals"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words Container terminals.

  1. 1. Designing the Intermodal Multiperiod Transportation Network of a Logistic Service Provider Company for Container Management

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : Tobias Sahlin; [2016]
    Keywords : Supply chain; Distribution network; Repositioning; Intermodal transport; Sensitivity analysis.;

    Abstract : Lured by the promise of bigger sales, companies are increasingly looking to raise the volume of international trade. Consequently, the amount of bulk products carried in containers and transported overseas exploded because of the flexibility and reliability of this type of transportation. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Multi-agent Based Model for Inter Terminal Transportation

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för datalogi och datorsystemteknik

    Author : Mubashir Iqbal; [2015]
    Keywords : Inter-terminal transportation; Container terminal; Automated guided vehicle; Agent-based modeling; Simulation;

    Abstract : Context: Due to an increase in inter-terminal transportation (ITT) volume within a container port; complexity of transportation processes between the terminals has also increased. Problems with the current way of handling ITT resources are expected to rise in the near future. READ MORE

  3. 3. Relationships between Maritime Container Terminals and Dry Ports and their impact on Inter-port competition

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Robert Castrillon; [2012]
    Keywords : Container terminals; Dry ports; Relationship Assessment; customer supplier interaction; inter-port competition; inland integration of port services;

    Abstract : Globalization of the world’s economy, containerization, intermodalism and specialization have reshaped transport systems and the industries that are considered crucial for the international distribution of goods such as the port industry. Simultaneously, economies of location, economies of scope, economies of scale, optimization of production factors, and clustering of industries have triggered port regionalization and inland integration of port services especially those provided by container terminals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Container Terminal Operations Modeling through Multi agent based Simulation

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för datavetenskap och kommunikation; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för datavetenskap och kommunikation

    Author : Yasir Ayub; Usman Faruki; [2009]
    Keywords : CT Operations; Berth allocation; QC allocation; Transport management; YC allocation; Simulation;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to propose a multi-agent based hierarchical model for the operations of container terminals. We have divided our model into four key agents that are involved in each sub processes. The proposed agent allocation policies are recommended for different situations that may occur at a container terminal. READ MORE

  5. 5. Comparison and Evaluation of Different Types of Vehicles to Transport Containers within an Intermodal Terminal

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Avdelningen för programvarusystem; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Avdelningen för programvarusystem

    Author : Carla Gili; Estefanía Soler; [2007]
    Keywords : AGVs; Container Terminals; Queuing Theory; Intermodal Terminal Modelling;

    Abstract : Due to globalisation, transport policies have been changing and adapting to increase the demands and the needs of the market. Sea ports have a major role in the economic system in which they coordinate the transport of large volumes of cargo in long distances with a high level of productivity. READ MORE