30. Industrial Engineering Applications in Transportation

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. professor founding editor founding chair member scientist Honorary Doctrate Fellow
  1. Chryssi Malandraki Lead Research Analyst1,
  2. David Zaret Lead Research Analyst1,
  3. Juan R. Perez2 and
  4. Chuck Holland3

Published Online: 5 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch30

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

Malandraki, C., Zaret, D., Perez, J. R. and Holland, C. (2001) Industrial Engineering Applications in Transportation, in Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch30

Editor Information

  1. School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    United Parcel Service, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  2. 2

    Industrial Engineering Manager, Strategic Process Management Group, United Parcel Service, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  3. 3

    Portfolio Project Manager, United Parcel Service, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471330578

Online ISBN: 9780470172339

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • transportation and industrial engineering;
  • transportation planning, execution, and measurement;
  • heuristic route-improvement procedures in vehicle routing algorithms;
  • transportation - industrial engineering applications;
  • tractor-trailer-driver-scheduling

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Introduction

  • Transportation and Industrial Engineering

  • The Parameters and Functions Associated with Transportation

  • The Role of the Industrial Engineer in Transportation Planning and Transportation Operations

  • Transportation and the Supply Chain

  • Transporting Goods

  • Pickup and Delivery

  • Large-Scale Transportation Network Planning

  • Driver Scheduling

  • Quality in Transportation

  • Technology

  • References