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VeRoLog Solver Challenge 2015

Dear Friends,

following the great success of VSC 2014 as pre annuonced we have the great pleasure to propose you the call for praticipation to the 2015 edition of VeRoLog Solver Challenge.

Also this year VSC is organized in collaboration with PTV and will ask our teams to test their algorithm against a difficult problem arising in the feeding of passengers to hubs through Coaches and Shuttles.

Here attached you will find the call for participation with all the instructions to pre-register to the challenge and start working...

Hurry up!


VeRoLog members map

Dear visitors,

we are glad to present you the "VeRoLog members map".

VeRoLog Conference 2015


  Vehicle Routing and Logistics Optimization 2015

  The fourth meeting of the EURO Working Group on

Vehicle Routing and Logistics Optimization - VeRoLog

           Vienna, Austria, June 8-10


EURO  PhD school on ‘Routing and Logistics’

First announcement

Location and dates

The EURO PhD School on ‘Routing and logistics’ will take place at the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Brescia from June 24th (Wednesday) to July 3rd (Friday), 2015.

Position at University of Mainz

Please find here the call for applications for a position of Research Assistant /Post-Doc

at the Chair of Logistics Management of the J. Getemberg University of Mainz, Germany.

more details are in the attached pdf or can be obtained by Stefan Irnich and Michael Drexl.



Special issue on Transportation in Supply Chain Management


Special Issue of

International Journal of Production Research on Transportation in Supply Chain Management

Guest Editors

Teodor Gabriel Crainic (

Chair in Logistics Management

Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada


Gilbert Laporte (

PhD Positions in Analytics for economics and business (AEB)

A call for applications is now open for 8 PhD fellowships in the  PhD program ‘Analytics for economics and business (AEB)’, co-organized by the Universities of Bergamo and Brescia. Operations research is one of the areas the winners may choose to specialize in. The deadline for applications is August 20, 2014. For details on how to apply, follow the link

Urgent ! Vacancies at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Job title: 2 Postdoc and 2 PhD-positions in Managing Cash Supply Chains

Fte:1.0 each

VU unit:Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Vacancy number: 14220

Date of publication: June 19, 2014

Closing date:July 31, 2014


for more detail see the attached document



VeRoLog Doctoral Dissertation Prize 2014

The 2014 edition of the VeRoLog Doctoral Dissertation Award has been assigned to 

Magnus Stalhane 

VeRoLog Solver Challenge 2014 Final Results

The final results of the First VeRoLog Solver Challenge, sponsored by PTV, have been communicated by the jury during the closing ceremony of the Oslo Conference.

The final evaluation was conducted on two new large instances with three variants each and the score considered for each team was the average score obtained with four different runs of the code. 

The winner team resulted which was awarded a diploma, a thropy and 1000 Euro

1st place: Team n. 1,  KU Leuven, Belgium, leader J. Christiaens

The podium also included 

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