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oa Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management - A decision-support system for improving road transportation performance in Gauteng, South Africa : developing a data acquisitioning system

Volume 3, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2310-8789

 

Abstract

This research describes how the systems approach can be applied to implement a holistic transportation decision-support system, which will measure transportation performance at the highest level and enable decision-making with respect to possible improvements. The research starts with the creation of a framework of the process to be followed. A framework of the envisioned system with existing and new elements is then created. Furthermore, a framework for management reports is proposed. Against this background, the deliverables for a project to implement the proposed data-acquisitioning system are defined. First order indications are that such a project is feasible and affordable, and can be completed to such an extent that most of the advantages are obtainable within two years.

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2009-11-01
2017-05-01

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