Yard-to-Mill Woodflow Scheduling by Microcomputer
Abstract:Scheduling yard-to-mill woodflows requires the regular attention of wood procurement managers. While the calculations are routine, they are sufficiently time consuming to preclude evaluation of more than a first-guess schedule. A computer program implemented on a microcomputer provides a cost-effective means of doing the calculations and choosing an operationally feasible least-cost solution to the scheduling problem.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Assistant Professor of Industrial Forestry Operations, School of Forestry and Wildlife Resources, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia
Publication date: 1983-02-01
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