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Combinatorial optimization and Green Logistics

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  • Abdelkader Sbihi


    (Audencia Recherche - Audencia)

  • Richard W. Eglese

    (Department of Management Science - Lancaster University Management School)

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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Date of creation: 01 Mar 2010
Publication status: Published in Annals of Operations Research, Springer Verlag, 2010, 175 (1), pp.159-175. <10.1007/s10479-009-0651-z>
Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:hal-00644111
DOI: 10.1007/s10479-009-0651-z
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