The problem of location selection during the order-picking process

Grzegorz Tarczyński

Abstract

The paper treats the problem of optimizing the order-picking process in multi locations of the same item. The issue concerns multi-criteria decision- making. The main goals that can be achieved in this situation are the minimization of average order-picking time and the maximization of the number of locations totally cleared. In the paper, the proposed simple heuristic that minimizes the number of picking-aisles visited by the picker is compared using the Dmytrów’s TMAL method. The results are evaluated by the following criteria: the average distance covered by the picker, the average order-picking time, priority ratio and the number of locations totally cleared. The manual system and one-block rectangular warehouses with two popular routing heuristics, return and S-shape, are considered in the analysis. The research was carried out using simulations.
Author Grzegorz Tarczyński (MISaF / IZM / KEBO)
Grzegorz Tarczyński,,
- Katedra Ekonometrii i Badań Operacyjnych
Journal seriesMathematical Economics, ISSN 1733-9707, e-ISSN 2450-1131, (B 10 pkt)
Issue year2017
No13 (20)
Pages79-93
Publication size in sheets0.7
Keywords in Englishdecision tree, logistic regression, turnover intention
DOIDOI:10.15611/me.2017.13.06
Languageen angielski
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