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A non-linear model for the classification of stored items in supply chain management

Desa, Mohammad Ishak and S. Y. B., Rad and M. A. B., Rad and S., Behnam and S., Lessanibahri (2010) A non-linear model for the classification of stored items in supply chain management. In: Proceedings 2010 International Symposium on Information Technology - System Development and Application and Knowledge Society, ITSim'10, 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ITSIM.2010.5561501


With the significant role that warehouse plays in connection to suppliers, distributors, and clients, and considering the costliness of storage systems, efforts have focused on the reduction of procedural expenses. Among the most significant expenses, one involves the distance traveled by operators or S/R machinery for the selection of ordered items; the common solution to which has been through the classification of stored items. Previous articles have focused on linear solutions to the abovementioned problem, such as P-Median. This article shall focus on the problems arising from the said solution, and instead a non-linear method proposed. Further, a heuristic algorithm is produced for the solution that will be compared to similar solutions through Lingo, proving acceptable results.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:clustering, heuristic, P-median, supply chain
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions:Computer Science and Information System (Formerly known)
ID Code:27144
Deposited By: Mrs Liza Porijo
Deposited On:27 Jul 2012 08:34
Last Modified:05 Feb 2017 08:12

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