Multi Criteria Multilevel Transshipment Problem and its Software Support

  • Tomas Šubrt
  • Ludmila Domeová
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 12)


The paper deals with problematic of solving of multilevel transshipment problem with more than one criteria function. There are two levels of such problem. First of them refers to a conversion of a multilevel transshipment model to a standard optimization transportation problem. For such purpose we use a special form of mathematical model, which is here described. Following problem deals with possibilities of solving the converted model using interactive multi criteria optimization methods, specially methods based on ALOP. Another part of our paper is oriented in software realization of such problem on a spreadsheet. For this purpose a special add in Excel module was developed. It includes as well conversion of a multilevel problem to a standard one as its interactive solving using ALOP method. Up to 5 levels transshipment problem with up to 4 criteria functions can be solved.


Criterion Function Transportation Problem Penalty Cost Aspiration Level Software Support 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomas Šubrt
    • 1
  • Ludmila Domeová
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Operations Research and System Analysis Faculty of Economics and ManagementCzech University of Agriculture In PragueCzech Republic

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