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Research on Agent System for Dynamic Maritime Transportation Planning

동적 해상운송계획 수립을 위한 에이전트 시스템에 관한 연구

  • 강무홍 (한국해양수산개발원 항만연구본부) ;
  • 최형림 (동아대학교 경영정보학과) ;
  • 김성관 (University of Arkansas at Little Rock 경영학과)
  • Received : 2012.10.19
  • Accepted : 2012.11.05
  • Published : 2012.12.31

Abstract

The most of international shipping cargoes are transported by ship and the shipping market has been continuously increasing. However, due to the recent global recession, the volume of trade decreased accordingly, and the competition between shippers to gain a competitive advantage in the shipping market continues deepening. To do this, researches on transportation costs savings as well as ways to improve customer service are needed and recently related researches are being pursued. Car carriers which transport more than 80% of car import and export volume in the world also make a lot of effort in order to reduce transportation costs, but in contrast related researches are seldom fulfilled. In this study, we developed an agent system that supports the efficient transportation of car carriers plan so that the car carriers can increase competitiveness through reduction of the logistics costs. To make this, we researched an algorithm for maritime transportation planning, and also developed a prototype of an agent system which can collect the necessary information in real time and establish a dynamic plan.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국연구재단

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