Collaborative vehicle routing: a survey

  title={Collaborative vehicle routing: a survey},
  author={Margaretha Gansterer and Richard F. Hartl},
  journal={European Journal of Operational Research},
In horizontal collaborations, carriers form coalitions in order to perform parts of their logistics operations jointly. By exchanging transportation requests among each other, they can operate more efficiently and in a more sustainable way. Collaborative vehicle routing has been extensively discussed in the literature. We identify three major streams of research: (i) centralized collaborative planning, (ii) decentralized planning without auctions, and (ii) auction-based decentralized planning… CONTINUE READING
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