Closed Form Models for Dwell Point Locations in a Multi-aisle Automated Storage and Retrieval System
July 2015 | Hale, Trevor
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 minimize 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 optimization of a special class of Tchebychev expected distance functions.
- Faizul Huq
- Michael E. Hanna
- Adrian Gil
International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering