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Full Load Distribution Scheduling Problem for Refined Oil
Science Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2016, Pages: 183-188
Received: Jun. 27, 2016; Accepted: Aug. 13, 2016; Published: Aug. 25, 2016
Authors
Xiaocun Mao, School of Information, Beijing Wuzi University, Beijing, China
Xinxin Zhang, School of Information, Beijing Wuzi University, Beijing, China
Zhenping Li, School of Information, Beijing Wuzi University, Beijing, China
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Abstract
This paper presents solution approaches for the multi-period multi-compartment Vehicle Routing Problem in fuel delivery. Multi-compartment vehicles are used for fuel distribution from one depot to a set of petrol stations that have deterministic fuel consumption of each hour. Due to the highly complicated assignment compartments of the same vehicle to petrol stations in full load distribution scheduling problem, a heuristic method will be adopted to solve this problem. By means of a case study, the heuristic developed is shown to be very effective in solving such comprehensive full load distribution scheduling problem for refined oil, and the results obtained are promising.
Keywords
Vehicle Routing Problem, Full-Load, Multi-period Delivery, Heuristics Algorithm
Xiaocun Mao, Xinxin Zhang, Zhenping Li, Full Load Distribution Scheduling Problem for Refined Oil, Science Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics. Vol. 4, No. 5, 2016, pp. 183-188. doi: 10.11648/j.sjams.20160405.11
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