This chapter starts with a motivation of the investigated topic "Dynamic Fleet Management for International Truck Transportation with occasional transportation tasks", considering practical relevance and previous attention in the existing literature (Section 1.1). In Section 1.2 the goal of the study and the main research questions are outlined. In Section 1.3 a review of developments towards the application of Dynamic Fleet Management Systems is given, followed by an analysis of the freight forwarding market in Germany and Europe (Section 1.4). Finally, this work’s course of action is explained (Section 1.5).


Planning Center Sales Volume Freight Transportation Dynamic Planning Intermodal Transport 
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