3D volumetric pallet-loading optimisation

J. Arghavani, G. Abdou

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Abstract

The paper describes the development of an efficient integer linear programming model for pallet volumetric optimisation. The proposed model optimises the volume utilisation of the pallet with rectangular and/or square boxes of varying dimensions. The resulting optimum solution may be of layered or stacking palletisation. Two different case studies are presented and the results are compared with results for the same problems in the published literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)425-429
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology
Volume11
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Software
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Keywords

  • 3D Palletisation
  • ILP optimisation

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