UNIVERSIDAD DE BURGOS

PAVEL: Vehicle route planning and logistics operations

Posted by UNIVERSIDAD DE BURGOSResponsive · Patents for licensing · Spain

Summary of the technology

Software developed for route optimization as intended for companies or entities interested in solving their problems of transportation planning (delivery to customers or delegations, collection suppliers, etc.).
The aim of using this system is to help obtain cheaper solutions, more convenient, secure and balanced routes (according to the goals considered) and conform to the restrictions of each situation.

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New and innovative aspects

The novel aspect and that gives added value to the product compared to other commercial solutions is the optimization algorithm used which is where it resides the innovation of the software developed. This algorithm is the result of an extensive and profound work, since not all methods are equally good and therefore the development of a suitable algorithm is critical in obtaining good solutions.

Main advantages of its use

Among others the use of this system has the following advantages:

  • Easy to use
  • Fast calculation
  • Cost reduction
  • Reduced CO2 emissions and Sustainability
  • Improved customer service level (with the consequent improvement of image)
  • Adapting to different objectives, conditions and / or restrictions
  • Helps decision making

Specifications

The developed system offers a user friendly visual environment, easily manageable. Basically manage the following elements:

  • Data entry, which can be done by file or interactively
  • Optimization algorithms to suggest the most appropriate solutions
  • Data output: Full Road map with all the information.
  • A GIS (Geographic Information System) to display more convenient locations (warehouses, customers, suppliers, etc.), roads, and routes learned.

Applications

This software has application in the field of route optimization in companies or entities interested in solving their problems of Logistic and Transportation planning (delivery to customers or delegations, collection suppliers, etc.). One area of particular interest is in the Logistics Industry, and specifically in the field of logistics operators that are a very important actors in this industry.

Intellectual property status

Protected by Intelectual Property BU-117-15.

Current development status

Kit avalaible for testing. Demo Test is avalaible as well.

Desired business relationship

Commercial agreement, License agreement, Technical cooperation: further development, Technical Cooperation: testing of new applications; Technical cooperation: adaptation to specific needs.

Related keywords

  • Industrial manufacturing, Material and Transport Technologies
  • Protecting Man and Environment
  • Social and Economics concerns
  • Communications
  • Consumer related
  • Other
  • optimization
  • logistics
  • Software
  • Routes
  • transportation
  • algorithm
  • environment

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