|Start Page Number:||545|
|End Page Number:||560|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2017|
|Journal:||Central European Journal of Operations Research|
|Authors:||Renar Tom, Martinovi Jan, Slaninov Kateina, Grakova Ekaterina, Vondrk Vt|
|Keywords:||combinatorial optimization, vehicle routing & scheduling, heuristics|
The probabilistic time‐dependent vehicle routing problem is presented in this paper. It is a novel variant of the vehicle routing problem. The variant is a problem of finding optimal routes for a fleet of vehicles visiting customers in order to proceed delivery or pick‐up. All customers must be visited in designated times with given probabilities and services must begin within the given time windows. Each vehicle has a given capacity, which must not be exceeded. The travel time between each two locations is dependent on a vehicle departure time. The paper also contains examples and solution results of testing data sets using the adaptive large neighbourhood search algorithm.