Cooperation: Vehicle routing and outsouring, games and nucleoni

Sybren Huijink

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Abstract

This dissertation deals with two topics that arise when transportation companies cooperate. The first chapters of this dissertation focus on a cooperation structure used in practice. In this structure, the companies agree on a pricing mechanism for which each company can outsource orders to other members of the structure. The chapters analyze what the pricing mechanism should be and which orders a company should outsource.
When cooperating, the companies often have less costs which result in gains. But how should these gains be divided over the companies? Cooperative game theory provides divisions. The focus of the second part is on a new proportional solution concept, the proportionate nucleolus, and a new bankruptcy rule, the clights rule.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Tilburg University
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Kant, Goos, Promotor
  • Borm, Peter, Promotor
  • Peeters, Rene, Co-promotor
Award date22 Apr 2016
Place of PublicationTilburg
Publisher
Print ISBNs9789056684716
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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    Huijink, S. (2016). Cooperation: Vehicle routing and outsouring, games and nucleoni. CentER, Center for Economic Research.