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Metaheuristics for the vehicle routing problem with loading constraints

Metaheuristics for the vehicle routing problem with loading constraints We consider a combination of the capacitated vehicle routing problem and a class of additional loading constraints involving a parallel machine scheduling problem. The work is motivated by a real‐world transportation problem occurring to a wood‐products retailer, which delivers its products to a number of customers in a specific region. We solve the problem by means of two different metaheuristics algorithms: a Tabu Search and an Ant Colony Optimization. Extensive computational results are given for both algorithms, on instances derived from the vehicle routing literature and on real‐world instances. © 2007 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. NETWORKS, Vol. 49(4), 294–307 2007 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Networks: An International Journal Wiley

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Publisher
Wiley
Copyright
Copyright © 2007 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
ISSN
0028-3045
eISSN
1097-0037
DOI
10.1002/net.20179
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Abstract

We consider a combination of the capacitated vehicle routing problem and a class of additional loading constraints involving a parallel machine scheduling problem. The work is motivated by a real‐world transportation problem occurring to a wood‐products retailer, which delivers its products to a number of customers in a specific region. We solve the problem by means of two different metaheuristics algorithms: a Tabu Search and an Ant Colony Optimization. Extensive computational results are given for both algorithms, on instances derived from the vehicle routing literature and on real‐world instances. © 2007 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. NETWORKS, Vol. 49(4), 294–307 2007

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Networks: An International JournalWiley

Published: Jul 1, 2007

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