chapter  13
34 Pages

- Vehicle Routing in Service Industry Using Decision Support Systems

WithBuyang Cao, Burcin Bozkaya

Vehicle routing problems (VRPs) have drawn the great attention of academic researchers and practitioners since the problem was …rst introduced by Dantzig and Ramser (1959) more than 50 years ago. From a practical point of view, a VRP addresses the important fact that the distribution costs of

CONTENTS

13.1 Introduction ..............................................................................................303 13.2 Background ...............................................................................................306