Special issue of Networks on “Advances in Vehicle Routing and Logistics Optimization”

Guest Editors: Martin Josef Geiger, Asvin Goel

This call for papers seeks high-quality methodological contributions on vehicle routing optimization and logistics optimization to relevant real-world applications in industry and the service sector. This call is open to contributions on innovative exact and heuristic optimization methods and particularly encourages, attendees of the VeRoLog 2022 conference in Hamburg (Germany) to submit to this special issue. Contributions by other authors in the field who haven’t been able to attend the VeRoLog 2022 conference are also welcomed.

Paper submissions:
Please submit your full paper as a PDF-file per email to [email protected] Submitted manuscripts must not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere. All manuscripts will be refereed through a peer-review process, according to the usual standards of the journal.

More information about submission guidelines can be found here:


Deadline for submission: August 31, 2022.

We encourage authors to submit papers before the deadline. The review process will be initiated immediately after submission.

Target publication date: Fall 2023.

Given the timeliness of this topic and the rapid developments from researchers and industry, arrangements have been made with the editor-in-chief to publish this special issue as soon as possible.

For further information, please contact one of the guest editors:

Martin Josef Geiger
[email protected]
Helmut-Schmidt University, Hamburg

Asvin Goel
[email protected]
Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg