Latest Transportation planning Stories

2013-03-04 23:03:39

How Manufacturing Plants Can End Stock-Outs and Short Shipments Through Efficient Crew Scheduling. (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 CHALLENGES Many manufacturing organizations experience all too frequent stock-outs and short shipments that, in turn, reflect back to lost sales and revenues. The root of the problem stems from inefficiencies in the scheduling of production crews, as well as the lack of systemic use of human resources and data. Work crew scheduling is typically complex and error prone...

2013-03-01 11:56:04

A study by a Simon Fraser University researcher shows British Columbia has much higher traffic death rates than most northern European countries. Comparisons to the safest country, the Netherlands, suggest B.C. could reduce the number of traffic deaths by more than 200 per year. It also found that fatality and injury risks varied by travel mode. “Many studies have shown that overall, considering both potential physical activity benefits and injury risks, cycling and walking are on...

Study Reveals Young People Are Safer Cycling Than They Are Driving
2012-12-06 14:22:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While people are generally encouraged to use their bikes to get to work, school, or play for a variety of beneficial reasons, safety concerns are frequently cited as the explanation for not using pedal power to get around. A new study from University College London that appeared in the open access journal PLoS ONE shows that those concerns over safety may be unfounded, especially for young male drivers between 17 to 20 years old,...

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