The scientific and industrial communities are often unaware of the work of each other. We aim to provide a service where you can find all the information you require, for a specicific specialisation, all on the same web site. We would welcome suggestions for other areas.
On this page, we have started to develop a history of Vehicle Routing. At the moment this focusses on the scientific literature but we would also like to hear about landmarks from the industrial sector.
We will continue to update this page as new information becomes available but you might also want to look at the surveys page, which provides access to a larhe number of survey papers which, by their nature, also provide some historical information.
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The vehicle routing problem was introduced in 1959 by a paper by Dantzig and Ramser.
In 1964, Clarke and Wright introduced a heuristic which improved on the work of Dantzig and Ramser. This heuristic is now referred to as the Clarke-Wright heuristic.
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