• Determining a Heuristic for Pick Location Design in an End User Warehouse 

    Klein, Nicolas (Nicolas Martin) (University of Missouri--Columbia[University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
    Picking is the number one cost center for most warehouses, representing up to 65% of their total expenditures. Travel time is the largest component of the picking cost which makes travel distance an extremely important ...
  • A distribution network design model based on network splitting 

    Zheng, Bichen (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    In today's market place, logistics have become more important than ever. How to devise an efficient delivery network with low cost has attracted a significant amount of research over the years. The problem is called the ...
  • An integrated model of cross docking 

    Luo, Gaohao (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    Cross docking is a relatively new logistics technique used in the retail and trucking industries with operations seeking to move materials from inbound locations to outbound locations as quickly as possible. As the high-speed ...
  • An integrated stock assignment model for a warehouse fast picking area 

    Treviño Martinez, Samuel Cuauhtli-Ollin (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    Order picking and restocking of the fast picking area have been identified as the most labor-intensive and costly activities of any distribution center. In a picker-to-item process environment, traveling is an important ...
  • A LABOR ALLOCATION MODEL FOR ZONE ORDER PICKING SYSTEMS 

    Stumpf, Jonathon Dean (University of Missouri--Columbia[University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
    The rise in e-commerce retail is contributing to complications in distribution center order picking processes such as SKU proliferation, an increased volume of small orders, and product customization. Order picking is ...
  • Logistic system design of an underground freight pipeline system 

    Luo, Gaohao ([University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
    Underground Freight Pipeline (UFP) systems utilize the underground space in metro areas that is otherwise not utilized for freight transportation. Two fundamental logistics issues in the design of a UFP system are network ...
  • A quantitative performace measurement framework for health care systems 

    Lee, Fock Choy (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    Performance measurement has been widely used in the manufacturing industry for years. This research has focused on the adaptation of a performance measurement system used in manufacturing for application in health care ...
  • Relation-based item slotting 

    Wutthisirisart, Phichet, 1984- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    The cost of warehouse operations contributes approximately 20% of the total cost in a supply-chain system, and the cost of the picking process can be as high as 65% of the warehousing cost. Therefore, there is an incentive ...
  • Staging approaches to reduce overall cost in a crossdock environment 

    Sandal, Sumit (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    Crossdocking operations seek to move materials from inbound locations to outbound locations as quickly as possible. In some cases this can be achieved without intermediate product staging. However, in an environment with ...
  • Tradeoff analysis for an integrated transportation and inventory distribution network using mixed integer linear programming 

    Pak, Yoon-Chee (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    One of the distribution network problems faced by industrial organizations today is coordinating the movement of goods on a global scale. The flow of goods from one geographically dispersed location to another requires a ...