UH4SP – Cement Industry – A Routing Problem


Ricardo Alves, João Fonseca, Regina Macedo, Hugo Veloso, Luís Dias, Guilherme Pereira, Sameiro Carvalho, Manuel Figueiredo, José A. Oliveira, Cândido Martins and Ricardo Abreu.

With digitalization era, industry needs to catch up in terms of technology. In cement industry there are several areas that can be improved. One of the areas where technology can make a difference is assisting and guiding vehicle drivers whenever they enter the plant. When a driver enters the plant, there are several alternative paths he can go. Thus, route optimization is needed, and when applied, can contribute for improving factory operation. This study presents an algorithm linked to an information system to solve this problem.

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