A Classed-based Storage Assignment Policy in a Distribution Center. Case study: a Distribution Center of a Beverage Company in the Northeast of Thailand


  • Patharakorn Meeprasert นักศึกษา หลักสูตรวิศวกรรมศาสตรมหาบัณฑิต สาขาวิชาวิศวกรรมการจัดการอุตสาหกรรมและโลจิสติกส์ คณะวิศวกรรมศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยขอนแก่น
  • Thanawath Niyamosoth ผู้ช่วยศาสตราจารย์ ภาควิชาวิศวกรรมอุตสาหการ คณะวิศวกรรมศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยขอนแก่น


Warehouse, Storage assignment problem, Class-based storage policy


In this paper, a storage assignment problem in the warehouse is investigated. The purpose of this work is to determine the storage locations minimizing the total travel distance in the picking activity. A distribution center of a beverage company in the Northeast of Thailand is used as the case study. In determining the storage locations, a class-based storage policy is applied. The results of the study show that the proposed method can reduce the total average monthly travel distance in the picking activity by 32.05%


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