Savings Matrix Example

here you can find the Italian version of the Matrix Savings Method with solution. 

The case was developed for the student of the course of Facility Management and Industrial Logistics



The Example

We would like to determinthe routing of a fleet of vehicles with different capacities.

A Distribution Center (point 1) can use up to 6 vehicles with known capacity (table 2) to deliver to 10 delivery points (points 2-11) known quantities (table 2) . You know all the distances between 10 points and (table 1).

  • Create the routing for each truck.
  • Calculate the total distances for each truc




Table 1 the Distances Matrix


Table 2 Quantities to be delivered to each point.



Table 3 Trucks available and their capacity