Category Archives: Constraints Journal

Nurse Rostering


Hospitals are very large organisations, with hundreds or even thousands of medical personnel working in a large number of specialised departments and wards. Instead of solving the personnel assignment for the whole hospital in a single step, it is commonly … Continue reading

Posted in 2006, 86 Human Health, 86.1 Hospital Activities, CHIP, Constraints Journal, Personnel, product/multiple installations, Q Human Health and Social Work | Leave a comment

Feed Mill Scheduling System


Feed mills are quite large factories which produce hundreds of tons of products on a daily basis in a highly competitive market. Feed is produced locally, with farmers calling up the mill during the day and expecting a delivery on … Continue reading

Posted in 10 Manufacturing of food products, 10.9 Manufacturing of prepared animal feeds, 2006, C Manufacturing, CHIP, Constraints Journal, product/multiple installations, Scheduling | 1 Comment

Airport Stand Allocation


This problem arises in the operational management of airports. For flights arriving at and departing from an airport, we have to allocate parking positions, which are needed from the time of arrival to the time of departure. Many of the … Continue reading

Posted in 2006, 51 Air Transport, 51.1 Passenger Air Transport, Assignment, CHIP, Constraints Journal, H Transportation and Storage, industrial study | 1 Comment