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Topic: Optimizing Truck Loads
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AKPA

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From: Belgium
Registered: 2/24/11
Optimizing Truck Loads
Posted: Feb 24, 2011 3:25 AM
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Hello,

I have the following "real life" math problem:

I have various shipment sizes that I need select to fill a truck capacity of 33 pallets. For example I have the following shipment sizes in EU Palletes:

1.235
15.907
23.089
2.341
9.876
3.451
7.679
30.879
12.387
17.762

My truck size is 33 EU pallets. I need to select shipments from the above list in such way that the total (in EU pallets) approach the truck capacity (33 pallets) as closely as possible but the total cannot exceed 33 pallets. How shall I go about that mathematically?

Thank you for your tips in advance!

Cheers,
Aki



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