Transportation Logistics (Bachelor)

This course deals with optimization problems that occur in transportation logistics. During the semester several of these problems will be dealt with and their respective mathematical formulations and solution methods will be presented. Topics to be covered are:

  • Graphs
  • Classic Network problems
  • Location problems
  • Transportation problems
  • Traveling Salesman problem
  • Vehicle Routing problem
  • Cuttting and Packaging problems


  • combinatorial algorithms
  • mathematical programming formulation (LP, IP, MIP, ...)
  • Simplex algorithm
  • dedicated starting heuristics
  • improvement heuristics, local search