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Open Access 23.01.2023 | Original Article

Two-stage stochastic formulation for relief operations with multiple agencies in simultaneous disasters

The increasing damage caused by disasters is a major challenge for disaster management authorities, especially in instances where simultaneous disasters affect different geographical areas. The uncertainty and chaotic conditions caused by these …

17.01.2023 | Original Article

An alternative approach to address uncertainty in hub location

In this paper, optimization and simulation techniques are integrated to address single and multiple allocation hub network design problems under uncertainty. Using a scenario-based iterative optimization–simulation approach, four sources of …

10.01.2023 | Original Article

The blocks relocation problem with item families minimizing the number of reshuffles

In this paper, we consider the process of unloading items from a storage (e.g., a warehouse, depot, etc.). The items are stored in stacks where only the topmost item of each stack can be directly accessed. Each item belongs to a certain family …

Open Access 09.01.2023 | Original Article

The parcel hub scheduling problem with limited conveyor capacity and controllable unloading speeds

We investigate a specific truck scheduling problem at cross-docks in the postal service industry on an operational level aiming to maximise the number of duly parcels assuming fixed departure times of the outbound trucks. The inbound gates and the …

03.01.2023 | Original Article

Patient diversion using real-time delay predictions across healthcare facility networks

This work demonstrates how real-time delay prediction can be used to determine patient diversion across a healthcare facility network. This work presents diversion mechanisms based on real-time predictions of delays at the facilities from which …

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OR Spectrum publishes applied and theoretical papers which contribute to Operations Research as a scientific instrument for the development and application of quantitative approaches for problem-solving and decision-making in management. It addresses all persons from university, industry, business and administration interested in innovative applications of quantitative methods as well as in advances in theory and techniques with relevance to practice.
The journal provides an international forum for academics and practitioners from areas such as quantitative management science, mathematical operations research, and related fields of engineering and information systems. It publishes high-quality, original papers belonging to the following types of contributions: Surveys, theoretical papers, application-oriented papers, and case studies. Papers must be written in English. All contributions are reviewed by at least two referees.

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Jahrgang 19/1997 - Jahrgang 44/2022
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