Thirty years of heterogeneous vehicle routing

Çaʇri Koç, Tolga Bektaş, Ola Jabali, Gilbert Laporte

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It has been around 30 years since the heterogeneous vehicle routing problem was introduced, and significant progress has since been made on this problem and its variants. The aim of this survey paper is to classify and review the literature on heterogeneous vehicle routing problems. The paper also presents a comparative analysis of the metaheuristic algorithms that have been proposed for these problems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-21
Number of pages21
JournalEuropean Journal of Operational Research
Issue number1
Early online date15 Jul 2015
Publication statusPublished - 16 Feb 2016


  • Fleet size and mix
  • Heterogeneous fleet
  • Review
  • Vehicle routing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Information Systems and Management


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