Below is a description of the format of the text file that defines each problem instance (assuming 100 customers). All constants are integers. Customer number 0 denotes the depot, where all vehicles must start and finish.K is the maximum number of vehicles.Q the capacity of each vehicle.
'Ready time' is the earliest time at which service may start at the given customer/depot. 'Due date' is the latest time at which service may start at the given customer/depot.The value of time is equal to the value of distance._____________________________________________________________________<Instance name><empty line> VEHICLENUMBER CAPACITY K Q<empty line>CUSTOMERCUST NO. XCOORD. YCOORD. DEMAND READY TIME DUE DATE SERVICE TIME <empty line> 0 x0 y1 q0 e0 l0 s0 1 x1 y2 q1 e1 l1 s1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 100 x100 y100 q100 e100 l100 s100_____________________________________________________________________
Published April 18, 2008