Sekar Sakti

Sekar’s project is titled “Collaborative agreement for a robust and reliable synchromodal transport1”. Supervised by OPTIMA CI Dr Joyce Zhang, her work focuses on synchromodal transport. The extension of intermodal transport and the most sophisticated realisation of collaboration in freight transport has emerged to improve flexibility in transport, cooperation among stakeholders, and utilisation of resources. This study fills the gap by developing a model to design a robust and reliable service network of synchromodal transport. The contributions of this study are twofold:

  1. An examination of the performance of different horizontal collaboration mechanisms (joint route planning and auction-based mechanism, with or without time postponement mechanism) under different types and levels of uncertainties and disruptions and
  2. an investigation of the impact of horizontal collaboration mechanisms on attainable collaborative gain.