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Modified fruit fly optimization algorithm of logistics storage selection

  • Wen-Tsao Pan
  • Wen-Zhong Zhu
  • Fei-Xiong Ma
  • Zu-Chang Zhong
  • Xiao-Fang Yuan
ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Abstract

From the perspective of the cost analysis of commodity marketing, the logistics cost accounts for about 30% of the final price of commodities, and the cost of storage selection accounts for about 75% of all logistics costs. This means that the management of the operation efficiency of storage is an essential part of logistics management. With four different modified fruit fly optimization algorithms, this study aimed to optimize the logistics storage selection. First, this study selected 10, 20, and 30 freight sections in a random manner; second, four fruit fly optimization algorithms were used to create some populations and fruit flies, which were taken as freight section spots; third, the algorithms were adopted to seek the logistics storage selection that costs the shortest time. According to analysis of the result, the chaos fruit fly algorithm, out of the four, was the one that took the shortest time and created the greatest effect when 10, 20, or 30 freight sections were considered. The 100 repetitious experiments also demonstrated that the chaos fruit fly algorithm cost the shortest time in the selection, and had the lowest time value variable.

Keywords

Logistics cost Selection Fruit fly algorithm Chaos fruit fly optimization algorithm 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wen-Tsao Pan
    • 1
  • Wen-Zhong Zhu
    • 1
  • Fei-Xiong Ma
    • 1
  • Zu-Chang Zhong
    • 1
  • Xiao-Fang Yuan
    • 2
  1. 1.School of BusinessGuangdong University of Foreign StudiesGuangzhouChina
  2. 2.College of Electrical and Information EngineeringHunan UniversityChangshaChina

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