, Volume 39, Issue 1, pp 165–187 | Cite as

Optimal way of selecting cities and conveyances for supplying coal in uncertain environment



In this paper, the limitations and shortcomings of the existing methods for solving fuzzy solid transportation problem are pointed out and to overcome these shortcomings, a new method is proposed for solving fuzzy solid transportation problem. The advantages of the proposed method over the existing methods are discussed. To illustrate the proposed method, an existing fuzzy solid transportation problem is solved. Also, to show the application of the proposed method in real life problems an existing real life fuzzy solid transportation problem is solved by the proposed method.


Fuzzy solid transportation problem ranking function \(LR\) flat fuzzy number 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mathematics and Computer ApplicationsThapar UniversityPatialaIndia
  2. 2.Center for Physical and Mathematical Sciences, School of Basic and Applied SciencesCentral University of PunjabPunjabIndia

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