The General Pickup and Delivery Problem

Savelsbergh, M. W. P.; Sol, M.
February 1995
Transportation Science;Feb95, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p17
Academic Journal
In pickup and delivery problems vehicles have to transport loads from origins to destinations without transshipment at intermediate locations. In this paper, we discuss several characteristics that distinguish them from standard vehicle routing problems and present a survey of the problem types and solution methods found in the literature.


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