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ISSN: 2047-7031

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ISSN: 2047-7031  
Volume  3   Issue 9  2014  
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Article Abstract
Overtime elimination in road transportation of cargo and impact identification in fleet and people dimensioning
Keywords:  road transport of cargo, overtime, fleet dimensioning, people dimensioning.
Derek Moreira dos Santos and Hugo Ferreira Braga Tadeu
Aiming at the elimination of overtime working hours in the road transportation of a major company belonging to the sector of beverages, this study was carried out, taking into account the impacts from dimensioning fleet and people during the period of January to July of 2013. Through bibliographical review and case study, the author developed a calculation spreadsheet, which is based upon the assets lifecycle logic, in order to reevaluate the company’s data. Thus, one can notice that at eliminating the overtime hours in road transportation of cargo, there is a direct impact on the quantity of vehicles and people. The conclusion then is that the vehicle fleet and, consequently, the number of people increased in 100, 11% when reevaluating the data, taking into account the overtime elimination.
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