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Journal of Optimization
Volume 2015, Article ID 787050, 13 pages
Research Article

On Fuzzy Multiobjective Multi-Item Solid Transportation Problem

1Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee 247 667, India
2School of Mathematics and Computer Applications, Thapar University, Patiala 147 004, India

Received 9 September 2014; Revised 22 November 2014; Accepted 28 November 2014

Academic Editor: Manuel Lozano

Copyright © 2015 Deepika Rani et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A transportation problem involving multiple objectives, multiple products, and three constraints, namely, source, destination, and conveyance, is called the multiobjective multi-item solid transportation problem (MOMISTP). Recently, Kundu et al. (2013) proposed a method to solve an unbalanced MOMISTP. In this paper, we suggest a method, which first converts an unbalanced problem to a balanced one. In one case of an example, while the method proposed by Kundu et al. concludes infeasibility, our method gives a feasible solution.