TITLE

The Rollon-Rolloff Vehicle Routing Problem

AUTHOR(S)
Bodin, Lawrence; Mingozzi, Aristide; Baldacci, Roberto; Ball, Michael
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
Transportation Science;Aug2000, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p271
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this paper, a sanitation routing problem called the Rollon-Rolloff Vehicle Routing Problem (RRVRP) is defined. In the RRVRP, tractors move large trailers between locations and a disposal facility. The trailers are so large that the tractor can only transport one trailer at a time. In this paper, the RRVRP is defined, a mathematical programming formulation is presented, and two lower bounds and four heuristic algorithms are developed and tested on 20 different problems. Conclusions are derived and recommendations for further research are presented.
ACCESSION #
4292854

 

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