Solving the Theater Distribution Vehicle Routing and Scheduling Problem Using Group Theoretic Tabu Search
This paper describes both the conceptual context, based in a flexible group theoretic tabu search (GTTS) framework, and the software implementation of a robust, efficient, and effective prescriptive generalized theater distribution methodology. This methodology evaluates and prescribes the routing and scheduling of multimodal theater transportation assets at the individual asset operational level to provide economically efficient time-definite delivery of cargo to customers.
Abstract excerpt © Elsevier
Mathematical and Computer Modelling
Crino, J. ., Moore, J. ., Barnes, J. ., & Nanry, W. . (2004). Solving the theater distribution vehicle routing and scheduling problem using group theoretic tabu search. Mathematical and Computer Modelling, 39(6–8), 599–616. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0895-7177(04)90543-2
The "Link to Full Text" button on this page loads the open access article version of record, hosted at Elsevier. The publisher retains permissions to re-use and distribute this article.