Truck Routing Problem: Basic

Imagine one day you’re running a business or sitting as a transport planner with one task in mind, how do I delivery my product in the right time and the most efficient way? This enigma is often related to one of the famous Vehicle Routing Problem, which is a combinatorial optimization and integer programming problem to achieve the optimal set of routes for a fleet of vehicles to traverse in order to deliver to a given set of customers. Of course nowadays you can easily solved this by utilizing a thousand dollar worth of software. But in this series of post, I’d like to take a basic view on how to solve this by using a simple spreadsheet tool. Continue reading Truck Routing Problem: Basic