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Title Freight Load Balancing and Efficiencies in Alternative Fuel Fright Modes
Date Posted 9/9/2020
Description A project by the National Center for Sustainable transportation recently developed a centrally coordinated load balancing system that generates individual routes based on user demands and capabilities. The routes balance freight loads across the network by minimizing cost. Route generation becomes more complicated as the number of electric trucks increase due to charging costs and restrictions.

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