For some, bus scheduling seems like a dark art that is practiced in shadowy corners of the operator’s head office. Others may assume that algorithms and AI make all the decisions in the misty reaches of the cloud.
But which is it? What do schedulers do and why do they do it? To explain, it is easiest to look at the basics.
Building blocks for bus scheduling
We should all be able to agree with the statement that a scheduler must compile the most cost effective and operable set of timetables, driver duties and rosters possible.
Creating efficient duties . . .