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Distribution planning of bulk lubricants at an energy company

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Uzar, Muhammed Furkan (2009) Distribution planning of bulk lubricants at an energy company. [Thesis]

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Abstract

We address the distribution planning problem of bulk lubricants at an energy company operating in Turkey. The problem is a multi-product, multi-period, heterogeneous fleet management problem that involves the assignment of customer orders and routing of tank trucks by minimizing the routing costs. To solve this problem we develop a 0-1 mixed-integer linear programming model. Since the problem is intractable for real world data we propose two heuristic approaches and discuss their performances. The first approach is a linear programming relaxation-based algorithm while the second is a threshold accepting heuristic. We propose two variants of this heuristic, the first uses the distance priority whereas the second has a due date priority. The numerical results show that both threshold-accepting heuristics have competitive performance.

Item Type:Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords:Distribution planning. -- Multi-compartment vehicles. -- Linear relaxation. -- Heuristics. -- Industry applications. -- Heuristic techniques. -- Dağıtım planlama. -- Birden çok bölümlü araçlar. -- Doğrusal hafifletme. -- Sezgisel yöntemler. -- Endüstri uygulamaları.
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General) > T055.4-60.8 Industrial engineering. Management engineering
ID Code:16347
Deposited By:IC-Cataloging
Deposited On:04 Feb 2011 12:08
Last Modified:25 Mar 2019 17:01

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