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The Design of a Packing Line in a Manufacturing Company
Linköping University, Department of Production Economics.
2006 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 20 points / 30 hpStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

In today’s competitive global economy, the focus is on faster delivery of orders at lower total costs. In this paper we are interested in several aspects of order picking systems. We examine the influence of station layout, storage policy, picking policy and sorting solution on order picking system performance. On each of the analysis we consider a few solutions. We determine influence of different number of station in raw on picking system performance. We design the replenishment system supported by kanban philosophy with implemented economical order quantity (EOQ) and reorder point (ROP). The picking system is designed for assumed product’s demand values. The assessment of each of the solution is done through Arena simulation model. The results show that properly designed station with reasonable storage policy and implemented batching policy brings significant raise in order picking system productivity. In addition, we found that proper sortation system logic allows for more equal workload and reduction of maximum queue lengths. The results offer solutions to managers looking to implement improvements in order picking systems.

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Institutionen för produktionsekonomi , 2006. , 233 p.
Keyword [en]
Order picking, mail order, station layout, packaging line, replenishement, storage policy, sortation, picking zone
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Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-5929ISRN: LITH–IPE–EX--05/762--SEOAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-5929DiVA: diva2:21571
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