A Library Review Study: Conceptual Model for Maritime Inventory-Routing Problem

Document Type : Review Paper


Faculty of Economics, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran


The main focus of this paper is presenting a conceptual structure for Maritime Inventory-Routing Problem. We have looked at the matter from the supply chain angel and summed up the main comprising elements and major hypotheses in the framework of a conceptual model. We have surveyed in details the related literature in a classified manner, separated various issues and eventually in accordance with the identified vacuums, presented the grounds for development in the same particular framework. What we deal with in this article is in fact the zero level of the for Maritime Inventory-Routing Problem while for focusing on higher levels it is possible to deal with greater details by providing arithmetic models on more comprehensive navigation of naval goods in a more compact and sold manner. According to this review most of researches are deterministic at the tactical level, on the basis of discreet time and in the arc-flow framework, generally solved by exact or heuristic methods.


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