Forest Transportation

  • Rafael Epstein
  • Mikael Rönnqvist
  • Andres Weintraub
Part of the International Series In Operations Research amp; Mana book series (ISOR, volume 99)

Transportation decisions in forestry appear in many planning situations and are often integrated with harvest planning as this step links supply with demand. At the same time, transportation corresponds to a large proportion of total operational costs and thus it is important to manage it efficiently. In this chapter we discuss how OR models and methods have been proposed and used to support forest transportation decisions in planning and scheduling.


Geographical Information System Vehicle Rout Problem Demand Point Transportation Planning Network Flow Problem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rafael Epstein
    • 1
  • Mikael Rönnqvist
    • 2
  • Andres Weintraub
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Industrial EngineeringUniversity of ChileChile
  2. 2.The Norwegian School of Economics and Business AdministrationNorway

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