The paper presents the results of conducted researches which concern one of the major cargo operators in Poland. The researches focus mainly on improving functioning cargo operator by developing a system for assisting the process of making decisions relating to setting a draft of trains. In the paper the requirements of the system assisting the dispatcher’s decision making in a company providing cargo transport services are defined and data necessary to create a basis for decisions to be made are identified. Author proposes the idea of a “freezable database” as a solution facilitating the system for assisting the decision-making using situated multiagent technology.


Situated Multi-agent systems database supply chain transport 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pawel Pawlewski
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  1. 1.Poznan University of TechnologyPoznańPoland

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