Empty container repositioning - A review

Cong Liu, Zhibin Jiang, Feng Chen, Xiao Liu, Liming Liu, Zhou Xu

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Abstract

Empty container repositioning, arousing coincidentally with the container shipping business, shows its significance nowadays in container control area, in which one of the key issues is the balance of container load and empty container transportation. In this paper, we first took a worldwide glance at current status of empty container repositioning. Then a general review on the past researches of this topic was presented together with corresponding taxonomy and models. At last, we briefly analyze the reasons of empty container repositioning problem and propose several candidate directions for further study.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2010 8th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, WCICA 2010
Pages3028-3033
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Oct 2010
Event2010 8th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, WCICA 2010 - Jinan, China
Duration: 7 Jul 20109 Jul 2010

Conference

Conference2010 8th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, WCICA 2010
Country/TerritoryChina
CityJinan
Period7/07/109/07/10

Keywords

  • Empty container
  • Freight forwarder
  • Game theory
  • Shipper
  • Shipping company

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Software
  • Computer Science Applications

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