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Special Issue in Networks: Advances in Vehicle Routing and Logistics Optimization


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Advances in Vehicle Routing and Logistics Optimization

Guest Editors: Martin Josef Geiger, Asvin Goel

VeRoLog is the Working Group on Vehicle Routing and Logistics Optimization within EURO, the Association of the European Operational Research Societies. The VeRoLog conference is an annual meeting bringing together the large community of researchers and practitioners interested in vehicle routing optimization and its relationship with logistics.

 This call for papers seeks high quality methodological contributions on vehicle routing optimization  and logistics optimization to relevant real-world applications in industry and the service sector. This call is open to contributions on innovative exact and heuristic optimization methods and particularly encourages, attendees of the VeRoLog 2022 conference in Hamburg (Germany) to submit to this special issue. Contributions by other authors in the field who haven’t been able to attend the VeRoLog 2022 conference are also welcomed.

Paper submissions:

Please submit your full paper as a PDF-file per email to Submitted manuscripts must not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere. All manuscripts will be refereed through a peer-review process, according to the usual standards of the journal.

More information about submission guidelines can be found here:

Deadline for submission: August 31, 2022. We encourage authors to submit papers before the deadline. The review process will be initiated immediately after submission.

Target publication date: Fall 2023. Given the timeliness of this topic and the rapid developments from researchers and industry, arrangements have been made with the editor-in-chief to publish this special issue as soon as possible.

For further information, please contact one of the guest editors:


Martin Josef Geiger

Helmut-Schmidt University, Hamburg


Asvin Goel

Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg