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Designing emergency response networks for hazardous materials transportation
Undesirable consequences of dangerous goods incidents can be mitigated by quick arrival of specialized response teams at the accident site. We present a novel methodology to determine the optimal design of a specialized ...
A note on "continuous review perishable inventory systems: models and heuristics"
In a recent paper, Lian and Liu (2001) consider a continuous review perishable inventory model with renewal arrivals, batch demands and zero lead times. However, the main analytical result they provide holds only for some ...
Designing a road network for hazardous materials shipments
We consider the problem of designating hazardous materials routes in and through a major population center. Initially, we restrict our attention to a minimally connected network (a tree) where we can predict accurately the ...