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American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture. 2016, 4(5), 165-170
DOI: 10.12691/ajcea-4-5-3
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Providing an Example of Scheduling Model for Marine Transportation Companies

Abdollaah Ardeshir1, , Aliakbar Safaei2 and Shahryar Abtahi2

1Civil Engineering Department, Amirkabir University of Technology

2Maritime Engineering Department, Amirkabir University of Technology

Pub. Date: August 19, 2016

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Abdollaah Ardeshir, Aliakbar Safaei and Shahryar Abtahi. Providing an Example of Scheduling Model for Marine Transportation Companies. American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture. 2016; 4(5):165-170. doi: 10.12691/ajcea-4-5-3


In this study a scheduling model provided for a given marine transportation company, so that, long term organizational objectives could be achieved through formulated scheduling. We have also evaluated advantages, barriers, and problems existing on the way of goal achievement from different perspectives, in order to improve the organization’s transcendental objectives, make an assessment of various positions, opportunities, and weakness as well as strength points of that organization. First, we present a definition for scheduling and then proceed with necessity of its usage, processes, strategy development, strategy performance and evaluation, and then strategy evolution is processed. Importance and status of strategic management in an organization, and characteristics of strategic scheduling are then investigated. Critical questions of the organization in performing strategic scheduling are answered, and different steps in strategic scheduling approach are presented. Here, scheduling process will be explained according to appropriate analyses depending on the type of organization, strategic scheduling advantages and disadvantages are listed, and finally, an explanation about formulation of scheduling, tactic setting and initialization of operation will be provided, according to aforementioned descriptions.

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