A Multiproduct Multi-vehicle Inventory Routing Problem with Uncertainty


Ercan S., Çınar Ünal D.

SUSTAINABLE LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION: OPTIMIZATION MODELS AND ALGORITHMS, cilt.129, ss.181-198, 2017 (Diğer Kurumların Hakemli Dergileri) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 129
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/978-3-319-69215-9_8
  • Dergi Adı: SUSTAINABLE LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION: OPTIMIZATION MODELS AND ALGORITHMS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.181-198

Özet

As a result of the increase in environmental problems, green logistics has become an important subject in the supply chain literature. In this study, a multiproduct multi-vehicle inventory routing problem is modeled by considering the cost stemming from fuel consumption as an environmental objective. Demand and inventory holding costs are taken into account as uncertain parameters. A sample average approximation algorithm is used to solve the problem. The performance of the algorithm is evaluated in terms of optimality gap and computational time by using a data set from the literature. The computational experiments give promising results for further research.