An Improved Tabu Search for Open Vehicle Routing Problem

@article{Huang2010AnIT,
  title={An Improved Tabu Search for Open Vehicle Routing Problem},
  author={Fuhua Huang and Changshi Liu},
  journal={2010 International Conference on Management and Service Science},
  year={2010},
  pages={1-4}
}
In the open vehicle routing problem (OVRP), a vehicle does not return to the depot after servicing the last customer on a route. Today, the OVRP is encountered in practice in the home delivery of packages and newspapers. Contractors who are not employees of the delivery company use their own vehicles and do not return to the depot. An improved tabu search for the open vehicle routing problem is considered in this paper. The purpose of the proposed approach is to decrease the number of used… CONTINUE READING

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