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Container terminal spatial planning : a 2041 paradigm for the Western Cape Province in South Africa
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2012-11)
This paper investigates the suitable location for an intermodal inland container terminal (IICT) in the city of Cape Town. A container market segmentation approach is used to project growth for container volumes over a ...
South Africa's domestic intermodal imperative
An integrated alternative to road only or rail only transport does not exist in South Africa for domestic freight. This is in spite of the fact that national freight logistics costs are high, road infrastructure is challenged ...
A tabu-search for minimising the carry-over effects value of a round-robin tournament
(Operations Research Society of South Africa, 2010)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : Please refer to full text for abstract.
Mathematical principles of road congestion pricing
(Operations Research Society of South Africa, 2009)
This paper briefly considers the objectives of road congestion pricing and identifies prerequisites to the successful application of such a pricing scheme. The paper is divided into two sections. In the first section, a ...
On the solution of petrochemical blending problems with classical metaheuristics
(Operations Research Society of South Africa, 2016)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : In this paper a comparison of classical metaheuristic techniques over different sizes of petrochemical blending problems is presented. Three problems are taken from the literature and used for initial ...
Trade facilitation through logistics performance :the enabling role of national government
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2011-11)
Despite two decades of visionary policies, problems within South Africa’s freight logistics system remain. Logistics costs are high, the current road and rail solutions will be unable to meet long-term demand for freight ...
Logistieke bestuur : die oorsprong, konseptuele ontwikkeling en betekenis daarvan as ’n hedendaagse studiegebied
(AOSIS OpenJournal, 2003)
This article traces the origin of the word logistics, outlines its conceptual evolution, and explains the meaning thereof as a field of study in a contemporary management context. The contextual development of the concept ...
Logistics costs in South Africa : the case for macroeconomic measurement
(Wiley- Blackwell, 2010-12)
In South Africa, logistics optimisation is largely managed from a microeconomic perspective. This paper makes the case for macroeconomic logistics measurement, presents the results of the country's national logistics cost ...
Skedulering van gade-vermydende gemengde dubbels rondomtalie-tennistoernooie
By die opstel van ’n gade-vermydende gemengde-dubbels rondomtalie-tennistoernooi van orde n word daar gesoek na ’n spelskedule waarvolgens n getroude pare op so ’n manier in gemengde-dubbels tennispotte kragte meet dat ...
Operations Research : an indispensable toolkit for the logistician
(Operations Research Society of South Africa, 2005)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : This paper traces the origin of the word logistics, outlines its conceptual evolution, and explains its meaning in contemporary usage. The background that led to the introduction of Logistics Management ...