Evaluating Order Picking Efficiency Under Demand Fluctuations

  • Jens BürgerEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


Storage location assignment is a dynamic problem due to product life cycles and time-varying demand patterns. We demonstrate the impact of demand fluctuations on order picking times for frequency-based and genetic-algorithm-based storage assignment policies. Our results provide the base for developing re-warehousing strategies to maintain order picking efficiency over time.


Order picking Storage location assignment problem Genetic algorithm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centro de Investigaciones en Nuevas Tecnologías InformáticasUniversidad Privada BolivianaCochabambaBolivia
  2. 2.Institute for Computational IntelligenceUniversidad Privada BolivianaCochabambaBolivia

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