Heterogeneous Fleet Vehicle Routing Problem with Selec-tion of Inter-Depots

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The paper presents heterogeneous fleet vehicle routing problem with selection of inter-depots. The goal of the proposed model is to schedule shipments of goods from the central depot to the inter-depots and finally to the endpoint customers, so that as inter-depots are considered the existing capacities of endpoints customers. In given type of transportation it can be expected to use two types of vehicles: large capacity vehicles ensuring the distribution of goods from the central warehouse and small capacity vehicles ensuring the delivery of goods from inter-depots for late shipment to other cus-tomers. The principle of the model is illustrated on three demonstrative instances.

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Č. Zuzana, P. Juraj, B. Ivan and R. Marian, "Heterogeneous Fleet Vehicle Routing Problem with Selec-tion of Inter-Depots," Technology and Investment, Vol. 4 No. 1B, 2013, pp. 78-82. doi: 10.4236/ti.2013.41B013.

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