# Job Block Scheduling with Dual Criteria and Sequence-Dependent Setup Time Involving Transportation Times

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## Abstract

A two-machine flowshop scheduling with sequence-dependent setup time (SDST), job block, and transportation time is considered with the objective of minimizing makespan and the rental cost of machines taken on rent under a specified rental policy. The processing time of attributes on these machines is associated with probabilities. To find the optimal or near-optimal solution for these objectives, a heuristic algorithm is developed. To test the efficiency of the proposed heuristic algorithm, a numerical illustration is given.

### Keywords

Scheduling Makespan Job block Sequence-dependent setup time Processing time Transportation time Rental cost Utilization time### References

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