Tuesday, July 24, 2007

UPS turns right - logistics optimisation



We have seen a lot of logistics optimisation models at the ICIL conferences, but here's an interesting approach. According to the news United Parcel Service is using route optimisation algorithm which minimises the number of left turns the driver has to make. This approach should reduce the time needed and lower fuel consumption.

See full story and video link below:

Story: http://multichannelmerchant.com/opsandfulfillment/advisor/fuel_conserve/

Video: http://www.ketv.com/news/13726788/detail.html?subid=10102001

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