OR Spectrum

, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 1–52

Operations research at container terminals: a literature update

Authors

    • Institute of Information SystemsUniversity of Hamburg
    • FOM University of Applied Sciences
  • Stefan Voß
    • Institute of Information SystemsUniversity of Hamburg
Regular Article

DOI: 10.1007/s00291-007-0100-9

Cite this article as:
Stahlbock, R. & Voß, S. OR Spectrum (2008) 30: 1. doi:10.1007/s00291-007-0100-9

Abstract

The current decade sees a considerable growth in worldwide container transportation and with it an indispensable need for optimization. Also the interest in and availability of academic literatures as well as case reports are almost exploding. With this paper an earlier survey which proved to be of utmost importance for the community is updated and extended to provide the current state of the art in container terminal operations and operations research.

Keywords

Container terminalLogisticsPlanningOptimizationSimulation

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