Study On Transportation and Distribution Strategies for a Logistics Center – An Example of Logistics Company A

Abstract

Storage, transportation, and distribution are important processes in modern logistics companies, greatly influencing their operation and profits. This research analyzes and formulates the transportation and distribution strategies for a logistics center through a case study of a logistics company. The strategies aim to enable effective transportation of the goods of the shipper to the destination through the logistics center, by which the company provides its customers with qualified and efficient logistics service. Integer programming is first applied to implement quantity allocation of goods in all production spots under the considered lowest transportation costs to satisfy all the demands in all demand points. Transportation routes are then planned in accordance with the integer programming results, and vehicle demand is calculated, with public vehicle resources taken into consideration. Finally, the rationality of the site selection planning for the logistics center is verified

Keywords: Public Vehicles, Transportation Route Planning, Vehicle Demand Planning


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