We examine a multiple-vehicle routing problem that permits split pickups (mVRPSP). This problem involves a fleet of trucks having identical capacity, multiple suppliers, and a single assembly plant. The fleet is responsible for moving parts from the suppliers to the assembly plant. The problem is to determine, for each truck, how many parts to pick up at… (More)
Purpose of course: This course provides a knowledge of fundamental location and layout problems, and of basic analytical tools for solving them. Private and public sector applications are also considered. GRADING The midterm and project each count 40 %, the homework counts 20%. Projects, discussed below, must be approved by the instructor.