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Course WIW-LOG-TL-K-7

Transportation (2V+1U, 4.5 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K 4.5 CP
2 V Lecture 30 h 60 h
1 U Lecture hall exercise class 15 h 30 h
(2V+1U) 4.5 CP 45 h 90 h


CP, Effort 4.5 CP = 135 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [EN] English
Area of study [WIW-LOG] Logistics
Additional informations
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


  • Classical variants of the vehicle routing problem
  • Exact solution of tour planning problems
  • Shortest path problems with resource constraints
  • Heuristic solution approaches to transportation problems
  • Recent trends


  • Toth, P. & Vigo, D., eds. (2002). The vehicle routing problem. SIAM.
  • Toth, P. & Vigo, D., eds. (2014). Vehicle routing: problems, methods, and applications. SIAM.
  • Additional literature will be announced during the lecture.

Requirements for attendance (informal)

Basic knowledge of graph theory as well as linear and mixed-integer optimization.

Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [WIW-LOG-TL-K-7]

Module Name Context
[WIW-LOG-LM-M-7] Logistics Management WP: Obligation to choose 2V+1U, 4.5 LP
[WIW-LOG-TL-M-7] Transport logistics P: Obligatory 2V+1U, 4.5 LP