Optimizing the Distribution of Trade between Ports and Trading Centres

  • A. A. El-Dash
  • J. B. Hughes
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 289)


A problem facing many emerging countries is how to schedule goods to ports and trading centres so as to reduce congestion in their transportation networks.


Feasible Point Geometric Programming Chance Constraint Trading Centre Goal Programming Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. El-Dash
    • 1
  • J. B. Hughes
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of CommerceUniversity of HelwanEgypt
  2. 2.Departments of MathematicsUniversity College of North WalesUK

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