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Innovative Scheduling for Tank Terminals

Port terminals function as hubs for the transportation (via truck, ship or train) of high volumes of liquids and gasses. Operating in a very competitive market, they constantly try to offer the best possible service while guaranteeing the shortest waiting times. However, terminals’ complexity – in terms of lay-out and the integration of various vehicle types – makes efficient, real-time scheduling a real challenge.

In this demo, we showcase an innovative scheduling solution which respects real-world constraints (such as resource assignment, communication with the operators and unexpected disruptions) – whereas existing software exclusively focuses on either berth allocation or the assignment of tanks to orders.

 

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