Summary: Copyright 2000 IEEE. Published in the Proceedings of the Hawai'i International Conference On System Sciences, January
4-7, 2000, Maui, Hawaii.
Integrating Transportation in a Multi-Site Scheduling Environment
Jürgen Sauer, Hans-Jürgen Appelrath
University of Oldenburg
Dept. of Computer Science
Escherweg 2, D-26121 Oldenburg
Multi-site scheduling deals with the scheduling
problems of an enterprise with several distributed
production sites, where sites are using the intermediate
products of other sites to manufacture the products of the
enterprise. Therefore the transportation of the raw
materials and the intermediate products to the plants is an
important task within the whole process of manufacturing.
Scheduling problems are treated on two levels. On the
global level a global schedule is generated including the