Department of Economics and Business Economics

Simon Emde

Scheduling train loading with straddle carriers in container yards

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Scheduling train loading with straddle carriers in container yards. / Boysen, N.; Emde, S.; Fliedner, M.

In: Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 64, No. 12, 01.12.2013, p. 1841-1850.

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Harvard

Boysen, N, Emde, S & Fliedner, M 2013, 'Scheduling train loading with straddle carriers in container yards', Journal of the Operational Research Society, vol. 64, no. 12, pp. 1841-1850. https://doi.org/10.1057/jors.2012.160

APA

Boysen, N., Emde, S., & Fliedner, M. (2013). Scheduling train loading with straddle carriers in container yards. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 64(12), 1841-1850. https://doi.org/10.1057/jors.2012.160

CBE

Boysen N, Emde S, Fliedner M. 2013. Scheduling train loading with straddle carriers in container yards. Journal of the Operational Research Society. 64(12):1841-1850. https://doi.org/10.1057/jors.2012.160

MLA

Boysen, N., S. Emde and M. Fliedner. "Scheduling train loading with straddle carriers in container yards". Journal of the Operational Research Society. 2013, 64(12). 1841-1850. https://doi.org/10.1057/jors.2012.160

Vancouver

Boysen N, Emde S, Fliedner M. Scheduling train loading with straddle carriers in container yards. Journal of the Operational Research Society. 2013 Dec 1;64(12):1841-1850. https://doi.org/10.1057/jors.2012.160

Author

Boysen, N. ; Emde, S. ; Fliedner, M. / Scheduling train loading with straddle carriers in container yards. In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 2013 ; Vol. 64, No. 12. pp. 1841-1850.

Bibtex

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