A methodology for evaluation of order picking systems as a base for system design and managerial decisions
Journal article, 1994

Presents a methodology useful when analysing the efficiency of order picking systems. The main feature of the analysis is the ability to compare different system designs. The methodology has earlier been applied mainly to assembly production systems, and has in these cases proved to be an effective management tool in discussions concerning the choice of production system.


Order picking

Performance measurement

Systems design

Zero-based analysis


Henrik Brynzér

Department of Transportation and Logistics

Mats Johansson

Department of Transportation and Logistics

Lars Medbo

Department of Transportation and Logistics

International Journal of Operations and Production Management

01443577 (ISSN) 17586593 (eISSN)

Vol. 14 3 126-139

Subject Categories

Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics

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