Research on Simulation Analysis of SRM and RGV Collaborative Operation
AS/RS becomes more and more important in logistics and manufacturing sectors in the new era. SRM and RGV are the critical subsystems in AS/RS. We show a procedure in this paper which uses simulation method to study different kinds of scheduling policy in a real world AS/RS including SRM and RGV. This procedure is demonstrated effective by a real world example. The objective warehouse is studied intensively and modeled including its entities and logic by using professional simulation software. Then two different scheduling policies are implemented in the model. The model is also simulated under many scenarios which are provided by different outbound workload to compare the effect of each policy. Future possible study is also mentioned at the end.
KeywordsAS/RS Simulation Scheduling policy
The work in this article is supported by School of Logistics and Trade, Eurasia University. I also want to show my thanks to my tutor doctor Zhili Zhou in School of Management, Xi’an Jiao Tong University.
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