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What is VeRoLog



VeRoLog is the Working Group on Vehicle Routing and Logistics Optimization within EURO, the Association of the European Operational Research Societies.

Vehicle Routing optimization is at the core of Logistics and Supply Chain Management as well as people Transportation activities, and is a very active research area in Operations Research that sees an intense contribution from a large number of researchers working in European Universities, Research Centres and Companies.

The purpose of VeRoLog is to constitute an aggregation and reference point for the rich and active research community in order to:

  • favour the development and application of Operations Research models, methods and tools to the field of Vehicle Routing and Logistics.

  • encourage the exchange of information among practitioners, end-users, and researchers in the area of Vehicle Routing and Logistics, stimulating the work on new and important problems with sound scientific methods.

  • actively promote the interest on Vehicle Routing and Logistics in the scientific community by organizing dedicated workshops and conferences as well as contributing to all major ones with sessions and streams, offering specialized schools and seminars, editing special and contributed issues  in the most important scientific journals.

  • facilitate the networking activities that are crucial for the proposition of successful international research and industrial projects.

  • enhance professional opportunities for its members both in the academia and industry.

For any communications concerning the working group use this link

Here you will find the map of the VeRoLog members and the instances constructed with members locations.


VeRoLog newsletter deadline for submission of content

The content of the VeRoLog newsletter is selected from the suggestions submitted until the 10th of each month.

Postdoctoral research position at RWTH Aachen University, Germany

The Deutsche Post Chair of Optimization of Distribution Networks is recruiting a postdoctoral research fellow to strengthen its team. The contract is for 2 years (starting at the earliest possible date) with the option to be extended. This is a part-time position (75%), and the salary is based on the German public service salary scale (TV-L).

The application deadline is October 31, 2017.

For further information, please see the attached file.

Research assistant at the Helmut Schmidt University / University of the Federal Armed Forces

The Helmut Schmidt University / University of the Federal Armed Forces in Hamburg (Germany) offers a position as research assistant in logistics management. Knowledge of the German language is required.

Further information can be found in the attached file.

Special Issue on Optimization methods for decision making - advances and applications

Guest editors: Patrizia Beraldi, Maurizio Boccia, Claudio Sterle

Deadline for submission: January 31, 2018

Further information:

Special Issue on Network based system optimization

Guest editors: Raffaele Cerulli, Antonio Sforza, Daniele Vigo 

Deadline for submission: January 31, 2018

Further information:

Open Post-Doc positions at ISE and CMS, National University of Singapore

The Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Management ( and the Centre for Maritime Studies (, National University of Singapore, Singapore, will welcome applications for fully-funded, up to four-year Post-Doc positions. Short-term positions on specific projects are also available.

Odysseus 2018 - Extended abstract submission deadline

Dear colleague,

we kindly invite you to Odysseus 2018, the 7th Workshop on Freight Transportation and Logistics, which will be held on June 3-8, 2018, in Cagliari, Italy. 
Please do not forget that the deadline for the submission of extended abstracts is November 10th 2017. 

For further information, please visit the workshop website:

PhD program in Analytics for Economics and Management

The University of Brescia offers a new PhD program in Analytics for Economics and Management (AEM) with courses starting in November. The PhD program aims at giving answers to the need of experts in the high level use of data for decision making, with a state of the art education on a variety of  tools and techniques and research projects oriented to a broad range of applications.  

Call for papers: Special Issue of Netwoks on Future of Route Optimization/Vehicle Routing

Deadline for submission: December 31, 2017

For further information, please see the attached file.

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