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Combinatorial optimization and Green Logistics

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  • Abdelkader Sbihi

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  • Richard W. Eglese

    (Department of Management Science - Lancaster University Management School)

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The purpose of this paper is to introduce the area of Green Logistics and to describe some of the problems that arise in this subject which can be formulated as combinatorial optimization problems. The paper particularly considers the topics of reverse logistics, waste management and vehicle routing and scheduling.

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  • Abdelkader Sbihi & Richard W. Eglese, 2010. "Combinatorial optimization and Green Logistics," Post-Print hal-00644111, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:hal-00644111
    DOI: 10.1007/s10479-009-0651-z
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