Warehouse Science

Mathematical models to optimize management of time and space in a warehouse

Free text book and supplementary material, including …

  • Warehouse tours
  • Class projects from industry
  • Order-picking by bucket brigade
  • NEW Interactive simulation of pick lines (walk-and-pick, zone, bucket brigades)

Free-to-use software

  • Draw a “heat map” of a warehouse
  • Identify product affinities from sales history
  • Slot pallets in a forward case-pick area
  • Slot cartons in a forward piece-pick area
  • NEW Compute and display optimal pick-paths