An auction-enabled collaborative routing mechanism for omnichannel on-demand logistics through transshipment
Chaojie Guo, Russell G Thompson, Greg Foliente, Xiang TR Kong
TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART E-LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION REVIEW | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2021
Nowadays’ on-demand logistics operations are carried out on separate delivery networks from competitive contractors, with redundant resources and high costs. This article proposes a new paradigm to deal with industrial and societal challenges, developing an auction-enabled collaborative routing mechanism for omnichannel on-demand logistics in a real-time transshipment network. We consider an online service platform for real-time management of on-demand pickup and delivery tasks, where multiple freight shippers can trade with multiple freight carriers. Freight shippers are retailers or individual customers, while freight carriers are a group of logistics service providers. The platform acts a..View full abstract
Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China
Awarded by Science Foundation for Youth Scholars of Shenzhen University
This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China No. 71801154, and Science Foundation for Youth Scholars of Shenzhen University under grant 2019070 & 189692.