Literature Review on Location Routing Problem Distribution of Humanitarian Aid

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Serli Bombang


Disasters are events that disrupt and threaten the lives of communities caused by natural and/or non-natural factors, as well as human-induced factors, resulting in loss of life and economic damages. Natural disasters globally experience an increase each year across almost all continents. Based on data, Indonesia is one of the countries with the highest intensity of natural disasters in Asia. The objective of this article is to analyze the Location Routing Problem (LRP) for humanitarian aid distribution. The method used for literature review is Systematic Literature Review (SLR), which is one of the methods used to review literature by analyzing the availability of research related to the topic, determining, evaluating, and interpreting previous studies. The total number of articles or papers reviewed is 20 journals or papers from Google Scholar during the period 2019-2023.  The method that can be used to solve the LRP is multi-objective optimization with objective functions applicable to single or multiple objectives. The research findings indicate that studies related to the Location Routing Problem (LRP) have been extensively conducted and can be applied in various fields of manufacturing and service industries to address problems related to locating distribution centers and determining vehicle routes. The optimization method that is commonly used and yields good research results is the Non-Dominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm II (NSGA II), while one of the methods that is rarely used to solve the LRP is Ant Colony Optimization (ACO).

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S. Bombang, “Literature Review on Location Routing Problem Distribution of Humanitarian Aid”, J. Ind. Eng. Edu., vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 114–127, Sep. 2023.


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