A novel multi-objective model for two-echelon green routing problem of perishable products with intermediate depots

Erfan Babaee Tirkolaee; Shaghayegh Hadian; Heris Golpira

Volume 6, Issue 2 , December 2019, , Pages 196-213


  Multi-echelon distribution mechanism is common in supply chain design and logistics systems in which freight is delivered to the customers through intermediate depots (IDs), instead of using direct shipments. This primarily decreases the cost of the chain and consequences of environmental (energy consumption) ...  Read More

Solving a robust capacitated arc routing problem using a hybrid simulated annealing algorithm: A waste collection application

E. Babaee Tirkolaee; M. Alinaghian; M. Bakhshi Sasi; M. M. Seyyed Esfahani

Volume 3, Issue 1 , June 2016, , Pages 61-76

  The urban waste collection is one of the major municipal activities that involves large expenditures and difficult operational problems. Also, waste collection and disposal have high expenses such as investment cost (i.e. vehicles fleet) and high operational cost (i.e. fuel, maintenance). In fact, making ...  Read More