Letchford, A N (1996) Allocation of school bus contracts by integer programming. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 47 (3). pp. 369-372.Full text not available from this repository.
When public transport is put out to tender, the task of allocating contracts to operators can be far from trivial. In addition to vehicle constraints, there can be group bids wherein a discount is offered for certain contracts in combination. An efficient integer programming formulation is presented which is then used to solve a large-scale real-life example.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of the Operational Research Society|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||contract allocation ; integer programming|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory|
|Departments:||Lancaster University Management School > Management Science|
|Deposited On:||11 Jul 2011 19:11|
|Last Modified:||26 Jul 2012 18:58|
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