Development of a Transportation Planning System for the Mail Transportation Network

우편운송망에서의 운송편 관리를 위한 교환/집중국망 상시조정시스템 개발

  • Choi, Ji-Young (Logistics Technology Research Team, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute) ;
  • Kim, Wan-Seok (Logistics Technology Research Team, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute) ;
  • Park, Jong-Heung (Logistics Technology Research Team, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute) ;
  • Lee, Tae-Han (Department of Industrial and Information Systems Engineering, Chonbuk National University)
  • 최지영 (한국전자통신연구원 우정기술연구센터) ;
  • 김완석 (한국전자통신연구원 우정기술연구센터) ;
  • 박종흥 (한국전자통신연구원 우정기술연구센터) ;
  • 이태한 (전북대학교 산업정보시스템공학과/공업기술연구센터)
  • Received : 20070700
  • Accepted : 20071000
  • Published : 2008.03.31


In this paper, we develop a transportation planning system for the mail transportation network, which consists of 25 mail centers and one mail exchange center. The main functions of the system are adjustment of transportation plan, creation of new transportation plan, and calculation of expected exchange mail volume which are transported through mail exchange center. We develop an adjusting algorithm which gives a new transportation plan by deleting, adding or changing the current routes. The algorithm based on the transportation results of current transportation plan and mail volume data. We design and implement a planning system by installing the algorithm as the planning engine. For the practical use, the system is connected to the information system of Korea Post, PostNet.



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