This paper studies the vehicle
scheduling problem in cities for the pickup and delivery service. Considering
customer point as vehicle collaboration point, we propose a two-stage algorithm
based on customer point collaboration through the theory of optimization. In
addition to considering the problem whether the isolated customer point is
collaborative, the algorithm also takes into account the problem whether the
customers on the vehicle (picking up multiple customer points) can transfer its
customers to the other basic vehicle. Moreover, the selection of the type of
basic vehicles is no longer single; we can choose different types of vehicles
suitable for different vehicle capacities according to the total number of people to carry. Finally, we perform
simulation analysis and simulation results show that the algorithm proposed in
this paper is feasible and effective.
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