Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1822/46463

TitleSimulation of a milk run material transportation system in the semiconductors industry
Author(s)Raposo, Ricardo
Pereira, Guilherme
Dias, Luis S.
KeywordsDiscrete event simulation
Engineering systems
Industrial engineering
Internal logistics
Manufacturing
Issue date2009
PublisherEUROSIS-ETI
Abstract(s)This paper deals with a project that consisted in the implementation of a Milk Run Lot Transportation System in Qimonda Porto Test Area, done by a multidisciplinary team formed by Qimonda Porto's workers, and the development of the corresponding simulation model. The first part of the study concerns an industrial engineering assessment of the test area, which identified sources of waste and improvement possibilities, and the implementation process of a Milk Run system in this area. Secondly, the results of the system implementation are discussed, and the construction of a simulation model in Arena® is presented. The purpose of the simulation exercise is to test different system configurations that may allow the improvement of the real-world system. Finally, some information about the simulation results and further steps to be taken regarding the improvement of the system is presented. The target of the project, framed in a Lean approach, was to reduce waste, namely transportation waste, thus optimizing the utilization of the test area human resources.
TypeConference paper
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/46463
ISBN9789077381489
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:CAlg - Artigos em livros de atas/Papers in proceedings

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
ELEC-02_Final_Paper.pdf521,43 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

Partilhe no FacebookPartilhe no TwitterPartilhe no DeliciousPartilhe no LinkedInPartilhe no DiggAdicionar ao Google BookmarksPartilhe no MySpacePartilhe no Orkut
Exporte no formato BibTex mendeley Exporte no formato Endnote Adicione ao seu ORCID