Improving the Reliability of Freight Transportation

Dr. Paul Schonfeld (University of Maryland), Dr. George List (North Carolina State University), Dr. Hyeon-Shic Shin

This project, done with the University of Maryland National Transportation Center, will further develop methods for designing and operating freight logistics systems in ways that improve their efficiency and reliability. The work at UMD will especially emphasize operations at intermodal transfer terminals and the effects of dispatching decisions on system reliability. To learn more, visit