Warehouse Layouts

Đukić, Goran and Opetuk, Tihomir (2012) Warehouse Layouts. = Warehouse Layouts. In: Warehousing in the Global Supply Chain: Advanced Models, Tools and Applications for Storage Systems. Springer Verlag, New York, pp. 55-69. ISBN 978-1-4471-2273-9

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Abstract

Warehouse layouts, due to their influence on total warehousing costs, are of interest to the theory and practice of warehouse design. While the layout problem of unit-load storage area of conventional warehouses has quite a long history, the layout of conventional systems with manual order-picking from multiple aisles has been the topic of a number of research papers only in the previous decade. The research has resulted, among other things, in various models for optimal layout design. Moreover, some new innovative layouts for storage area have been proposed recently. These layouts result in a reduced travel distance needed to store or retrieve a single pallet, thus improving the efficiency in the storage area. However, the question of whether these layouts could perform better than traditional layouts in manual order-picking operations has remained unanswered. This chapter provides a short overview of optimal traditional layouts of the storage and orderpicking area as well as new innovative storage area layouts, followed by results of the analysis of orderpicking in these new innovative layouts and relevant conclusions.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords (Croatian): warehouse layout
Subjects: TECHNICAL SCIENCE > Mechanical Engineering
Divisions: 700 Department of Industrial Engineering > 710 Chair of Production Design
Indexed in Web of Science: No
Indexed in Current Contents: No
Citations SCOPUS: 5 (22.01.2018.)
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2016 10:26
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2018 12:21
URI: http://repozitorij.fsb.hr/id/eprint/6046

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