## A mathematical model for handling in a warehouse |

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### Contents

Introduction and Summary of Conclusions | 1 |

The Purpose and Applicability of a Mathematical Model | 3 |

Terminology Notation and Basic Assumptions | 6 |

Copyright | |

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arrangement assigned average distance average handling cost average handling effort average number average stock calculation cell dimensions cell distance cells high cells long cells wide cent cerned collecting round consider constructing mathematical cube of volume derived effort per unit equal example exit expression fi)K FIFO formulae gangway width given height hence Institute of Materials ith commodity ith item layout LIFO Materials Handling mathematical model Method minimal minimise handling effort moved nearest full cell number of cells number of orders optimisation pallet racking parallel picking picking effort picking face possible procedure racking rate of throughput ratio receipts rectangular blocks reference point replenishment rule second period sequential order picking sequential picking space stock control system stock distributions stock variance storage cells storage conveyor Substituting total average handling total cost total handling cost total handling effort transverse conveyor unit handling effort variety warehouse processes