Reliability of evaluations for the choice of system solutions at the example of automated order-picking systems for bagged goods

Thorsten Schmidt
2005 Logistics Journal : Referierte Veröffentlichungen  
There is a steadily increasing pressure on cost-savings and productivity growth in sectors of order-picking such that the wish for rationalization by automation is rising. Special problems are faced trying to automatize handling operations of order-picking articles packed in bags. The mechanical properties of the objects and their hard-to-predict shape and position represent obstacles and are complicating handling operations. A systematic approach in system design is required. This article
more » ... with the properties of such products under aspects of difficulties arising in automated handling and points out a useful system development methodology.
doi:10.2195/lj_ref_e_052005 fatcat:mwxujkyuwzdsvhwrdghrigheva