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Publication Citation: Mixed Pallet Stacking: An Overview and Summary of the 2010 PerMIS Special Session

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Author(s): Stephen B. Balakirsky; Henrik I. Christensen; Thomas R. Kramer; Pushkar Kolhe; Frederick M. Proctor;
Title: Mixed Pallet Stacking: An Overview and Summary of the 2010 PerMIS Special Session
Published: February 04, 2011
Abstract: Stacking boxes of various sizes and contents on pallets (i.e. making mixed pallets) is a primary method of preparing goods for shipment from a warehouse to a store or other distant site. A special session of the 2010 PERMIS workshop was held to examine mixed palletizing issues. Papers were presented by end-users, vendors, researchers, and evaluators of palletizing solutions. This paper presents a summary of this session and discusses issues ranging from how to construct pallet build plans to metrics for evaluating these plans to competitions that feature novel palletizing approaches.
Proceedings: Proceedings of the 2010 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS) Workshop
Pages: pp. 67 - 73
Location: Baltimore, MD
Dates: September 28-30, 2010
Keywords: Palletizing; Simulation; Metrics; Mixed; Pallet
Research Areas: Simulation, Collaborations, Technology Deployment, Academic, Model-based manufacturing, Manufacturing, Metrology