Optimal picking of large orders in carousel systems

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Litvak, Nelly (2006) Optimal picking of large orders in carousel systems. Operations Research Letters, 34 (2). pp. 219-227. ISSN 0167-6377

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Abstract:A carousel is an automated ring-shaped warehousing system that rotates either direction bringing items to a picker. We obtain the limiting behavior of the shortest rotation time and the number of steps before a turn, as well as approximate mean rotation time, for one large order with non-uniform items locations.
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Copyright:© 2006 Elsevier
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Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS)
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Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/publications/63399
Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orl.2005.05.001
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