Supply Chain Management

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Benchmark Instances for Supply Network Design with Maximum Order Lead Times

Below we provide the benchmark instances used in the paper "Designing Supply Networks under Maximum Customer Order Lead Times" (by Frank Meisel, Walter Rei, Michel Gendreau and Christian Bierwirth, IIE Transactions 48 (2016), 921-937, Link to paper):

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Benchmark Instances for Ambulance Routing in Disaster Response

Below we provide the benchmark instances described and used in the paper "Ambulance routing for disaster response with patient groups" (by Luca Talarico, Frank Meisel and Kenneth Sorensen, Computers and Operations Research 56 (2015), p. 120-133 link to paper).

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Benchmark Instances for the Home Health Care Routing and Scheduling Problem

Below we provide the benchmark instances described and used in the paper "The Home Health Care Routing and Scheduling Problem with Interdependent Services" (by Dorota Mankowska, Frank Meisel and Christian Bierwirth, Health Care Management Science 17 (2014), p. 15-30 link to paper).

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Case Data for Integrated Production and Intermodal Distribution Planning

Below we provide additional data for the problem investigated in the paper "Integrated Production and Intermodal Transportation Planning in Large Scale Production-Distribution-Networks" (by Frank Meisel, Thomas Kirschstein, Christian Bierwirth, Transportation Research Part E 60 (2013), p. 62-78 link to paper). This data includes distance matrices and customer demand rates. Together with the data given in the paper, this material represents the complete case study.

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QCSPgen - A Benchmark Generator for Quay Crane Scheduling Problems

QCSPgen is a software for generating benchmark instances for the quay crane scheduling problem. The generation scheme is described in the paper "A unified approach for the evaluation of quay crane scheduling models and algorithms" (by Frank Meisel and Christian Bierwirth, Computers & Operations Research 38 (2011), p. 683-693 link to paper).

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Benchmark Instances for Container Sequencing with Internal Reshuffles

Below we provide the benchmark instances used in the paper " Container sequencing for quay cranes with internal reshuffles" (by Frank Meisel and Matthias Wichmann, OR Spectrum 32 (2010), 569-591, Link to paper):

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Benchmark Instances for Berth Allocation and Crane Assignment

Below we provide the benchmark instances described and used in the paper "Heuristics for the integration of crane productivity in the berth allocation problem" (by Christian Bierwirth and Frank Meisel, Transportation Research Part E 45 (2009), p. 196-209 link to paper).

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