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Best practice: School bus planning?

Question asked by oscar.monellesri-se-esridist Employee on May 28, 2012
Latest reply on Jan 21, 2013 by dllamasgmtgis-esridist
I need to deliver 300 students to their respective school. I have my geocoded points with the students home location, together with their target-school.
I have one bus depot and perhaps 5-6 buses with 40 seats capacity.
I need to fill up the buses and then deliver the students to their school.
A student can not ride longer than 40 minutes.

But when I try to solve this through VRP Paired orders my bus will pick up 2-3 students, then deliver them to the school and then return for an additional 2-3 students.

What am I missing?
Is there another method I should be using?