Abstract The article contains a description of the method supporting the organization of broken cargo transportation. The program, which uses the presented method allows the planning of transport including rail and inland waterways. Description of the computer program shows how to calculate the direct costs for transport modes and external costs of inland transport and probability to achieve throughput of individual sections of the waterway. An essential part of the description is providing a method for calculating the probability of the desired depth of the waterway, the continuous number of days needed to complete the task. The reported results were referred to data from the past. The program is intended for use by shipowners and shippers operating the inland waterways.
Archives of Transport – de Gruyter
Published: Dec 1, 2012