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Design Of Methodology For The Verification Of Load Distribution In A Container

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  • Martin VLKOVSKÝ*

    () (University of Defence, Brno, Czech Republic)

  • Martin REJZEK

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The paper presents a sophisticated interactive tool supporting the decision-making of loading parties and vehicle operators – Methodology for the verification of load distribution in a container. The methodology allows us to standardize procedures used by loading parties, and ensures safe loading and transport of container units. Using a spreadsheet (table editor), it offers a simple, quick, affordable and universally applicable solution. The procedures featured in the Methodology are generalised and allow verifying load distribution in any ISO series 1 storage container. The procedures presented are generally algebraically described and accompanied by a calculation flow diagram. Safe handling and transport of a container unit is ensured by keeping the deviation of the actual centre of gravity from the optimum centre of gravity in acceptable limits. A model example of loading of one of the most commonly used containers – ISO 1 C – is also part of the Methodology.

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  • Martin VLKOVSKÝ* & Martin REJZEK, 2011. "Design Of Methodology For The Verification Of Load Distribution In A Container," Review of General Management, Spiru Haret University, Faculty of Management Brasov, vol. 13(1), pages 66-75, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:fmb:journl:v:13:y:2011:i:1:p:66-75
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    Keywords

    container; methodology; decisions; distribution; centre of gravity pallet unit.;

    JEL classification:

    • B49 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - Other
    • L62 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Automobiles; Other Transportation Equipment; Related Parts and Equipment

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