Closed form models for dwell point locations in a multi-aisle automated storage and retrieval system
by Trevor S. Hale; Michael E. Hanna; Faizul Huq; Adrian Gil
International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering (IJISE), Vol. 19, No. 3, 2015

Abstract: This study investigates the optimal dwell point location of idle server within a multi-aisle automated storage and retrieval system. The objective function herein is to minimise the expected value of the next transaction time for the automated storage and retrieval system. After a brief review of the relevant literature on dwell point location, this research shows that the single server, multi-aisle dwell point location problem can be solved via an application of classical optimisation of a special class of Tchebychev expected distance functions.

Online publication date: Wed, 11-Mar-2015

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