Issues in Real-Time Fleet Management

Gendreau, Michel; Potvin, Jean-Yves
November 2004
Transportation Science;Nov2004, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p397
Academic Journal
In this editorial comment, new issues in real-time fleet management arising from the advent of Internet-based services and the integration of transportation activities within the supply chain are introduced.


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