The Application of Lean Enterprise to Improve Seaport Operations

The Application of Lean Enterprise to Improve Seaport Operations

This paper discusses the implementation of Lean Enterprise management, principles, and tools in seaport operations. The paper begins by providing an overview of the necessary management training, strategy, and structure necessary for a successful lean implementation....

Application of Simulation to Improve Volume through a Seaport Coal Terminal

The Alabama State Port Authority wants to increase the volume of coal moving through the McDuffie Island Coal Terminal. A perceived barrier to an increase in capcity is the number of tugboats for moving barges throughout the terminal. This paper presents a simulation...

A Simulation Approach to Evaluating Productivity Improvement at a Seaport Coal Terminal

The use of simulation in evaluating the impact of productivity improvement activities at the McDuffie Coal Terminal located at the Alabama State Docks in Mobile, Alabama, is discussed. Simulations are being employed for port and terminal operations at an increasing...

Coal Terminal Simulation

This paper presents a simulation model representation of the McDuffie coal terminal at the Alabama State Docks in Mobile, Alabama. Included in this paper are a description of the coal terminal, the conceptual framework of the model and an analysis of the simulation...

Transportation Infrastructure in Alabama: Meeting the Needs for Economic Growth

2005 DOT РMeeting the Needs for Economic Growth РFinal Report Research conducted under Transportation Infrastructure In  Alabama: Meeting The Needs For Economic Growth was based on the interaction between economic activity, infrastructure, population,...