Milkrun Vehicle Routing for improvement of inbound Logistics

  • Dr.S.Meenakumari


The purpose of the study is to enhance efficiency by Milkrun vehicle routing of inbound logistics in automobile industry . Congestion ,time delay and cost are the main problems identified in inbound logistics. The study attempts use milkrun vehicle routing to reduce the problem and increase truck fill ratio thereby improve the inbound logistics. The data was collected from primary and secondary source .The primary data was collected by direct observation in field of an automobile firm.Secondary source is collected from published sources. By implementing milkrun vehicle routing the efficiency of inbound logistics improved . There was an increase in Truck fill ratio, decreas in congestion and time delay .

Keywords- Milk run operation , Vehicle routing , Inbound Logistics