Scientific literature

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In the area of container logistics numerous articles exist. The article of Vis and De Koster (2003) gives a classification of the decision problems that arise at container terminals. For various decison problems an overview of relevant literature is presented. Quantitative models from this literature, which try to solve the problems are discussed. The source of this paper is:

Another overview article in the area of container logistics is:

The literature can be divided over the various processes in the container terminal. On this page we give many papers concerning one or more of the logistics processes at a container terminal.

Arrival of the ship

Unloading and loading of the ship

Transport of containers from ship to stack and vice versa

Stacking of containers

Inter terminal transport and other modes of transportation

Complete container terminals

Remaining literature