WIT Press

Optimal Location Planning Of Logistics Terminals Based On Multiobjective Programming Method

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT990421

Volume

44

Pages

10

Published

1999

Size

857 kb

Author(s)

T. Yamada, E. Taniguchi & M. Noritake

Abstract

This paper focuses on a method for determining the optimal location patterns of logistics terminals constructed by public sector. Since the aim of constructing them is to help establish efficient logistics systems and reduce the total social and environmental costs of transporting goods within urban areas, a variety of objective functions must be considered in the problem formulation. Three objective functions were defined in this study: transport costs, costs of travel time and the COj emissions. The values of these objective functions depend on the traf

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