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TMS Multimodal
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Multi-Modal Transport Planning  is a planning problem of 4th-party logistics. It covers the door-to-door movement of goods/services along a supply chain through multi-modal trade lanes subject to many constraints such as route capacity, transportation cost, transportation mode...

Unlike traditional Transport Planning, Multi-Modal Transport Planning involves the combination of various transport facilities in an efficient way for the purpose of reducing intermediate storage cost and transit time. The main objectives are to optimize transit routes, maximize quantity of on-time delivery, minimize transportation cost in safe conditions and agreed schedules...

Users can carry out flexible interaction (insertion, deletion, and move) on maps and Gantt chart at all levels of planning in an optimal way. 



blob.pngTransport mode: air, rail, road, ship

blob.pngVendor (supply) capacity

blob.pngRoute (transport) capacity 

blob.pngTransportation schedule 

blob.pngTime windows...


blob.pngMaximizing quantity of on-time delivery

blob.pngMinimizing transportation costs

blob.pngOptimizing transportation network...

blob.pngTypical applications: 

blob.pngExpress mail/parcel delivery

blob.pngFreight forwarding...

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