A survey on performance analysis of warehouse carousel systems

N. Litvak, M. Vlasiou

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This paper gives an overview of recent research on the performance evaluation and design of carousel systems. We discuss picking strategies for problems involving one carousel, consider the throughput of the system for problems involving two carousels, give an overview of related problems in this area, and present an extensive literature review. Emphasis has been given on future research directions in this area.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEnschede
PublisherUniversity of Twente
Number of pages29
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2008

Publication series

NameMemorandum Department of Applied Mathematics


  • MSC-90B05
  • Carousels systems
  • MSC-90B15
  • Throughput
  • Order picking
  • Travel time


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