Sfeir, T. A. ; PÉCORA JR, J. E. ; RUIZ, ANGEL ; Lebel, L. . Integrating natural wood drying and seasonal trucks’ workload restrictions into forestry transportation planning. OMEGA-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, 2019.

Abstract: This paper explores how the consideration of two important practical aspects related to transportation in the forestry industry, wood moisture content and seasonal limitations on the maximal truck’s payload, may lead to savings in procurement costs. To this end, it proposes a multi-period mathematical formulation that decides on the location of potential stockyards and […]