Authors: Khaled Mili
Addresses: Department of Quantitative Method, Higher Institute of Business Administration, Gafsa, Tunisia
Abstract: The straddle carrier routing problem is solved in the context of optimising transport operations at a container terminal. The contribution of this paper lies in the formulation and subsequent development of a Six Sigma approach solution for the problem. This work aims to develop a novel method based on a combined ANP and DEMATEL techniques to help container terminals determine critical Six Sigma transportation plans. An empirical case study is used to explore the effectiveness of the proposed approach.
Keywords: container terminal optimisation; six sigma; DEMATEL; analytical network process; ANP; straddle carrier routing; container terminals; transport operations; multicriteria decision making; MCDM.
International Journal of Process Management and Benchmarking, 2017 Vol.7 No.3, pp.371 - 396
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