The VeRoLog Solver Challenge 2019

  • Joaquim Gromicho
  • Pim van ’t HofEmail author
  • Daniele Vigo
Short Communication


The VeRoLog Solver Challenge 2019 is the \({4{\mathrm{th}}}\) solver challenge facilitated by VeRoLog, the EURO Working Group on Vehicle Routing and Logistics. The challenge is organized in cooperation with ORTEC. On behalf of the organizing committee, the authors report on the problem and organization of the challenge.


Vehicle routing Solver challenge Scheduling Optimization Transport 



The authors wish to thank Yuri van Berkum, Harm Bossers, Vera van den Dool, Nicole Havinga, and Hans Nolet for their participation in organizing this challenge. We are also indebted to Jelke van Hoorn, Caroline Jagtenberg, and Gerhard Post for sharing their experiences as organizers of the previous edition of the VeRoLog Solver Challenge.

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Conflict of interest

On behalf of all authors, the corresponding author states that there is no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joaquim Gromicho
    • 1
    • 2
  • Pim van ’t Hof
    • 2
    Email author
  • Daniele Vigo
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Business and EconomicsVrije Universiteit AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.ORTEC B.V.ZoetermeerThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of Electrical, Electronic and Information EngineeringUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly

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