Order Routing Challenge in Warehouse Operations - An Empirical Study: A Case Study with reference to the Perishable Goods Segment

Order Routing Challenge in Warehouse Operations - An Empirical Study: A Case Study with reference to the Perishable Goods Segment

von Bhaskar Narasimha Rao Garimella, Krishna Mohan Vaddadi
Taschenbuch - 9783659237348
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Beschreibung

In distribution logistics low-but-bulk quantity orders are being replaced by multiple-but-diminutive orders, which need to be executed in very tight time schedules. In manufacturing, there is a marked repositioning to lesser lot-sizes, point-of-use delivery, and cycle time condensation. The order routing challenge (ORC) concerns the evaluation of how to knot orders and then to assign them to order-loaders. This research argues that efficiency can increase in the order loading process in such environments by catering to a group of orders instead of exclusive orders. The essential issue is, hence, to determine the set of orders the order-loader should serve in one trip to minimize the mean throughput time of a random order. This research focus on the derivation of a simple but efficient algorithm for the establishment of an optimal load batch size for order-loaders in a typical Twin-block warehouse. Moments are defined applied to approximate the waiting duration of a random order based on the analogous batch service queuing structure. The optimal order batch size is then established in a straightforward pattern.

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Verlag LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
Ersterscheinung September 2012
Maße 220 mm x 150 mm x 4 mm
Gewicht 106 Gramm
Format Taschenbuch
ISBN-13 9783659237348
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Seiten 60

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