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The study on the automated storage and retrieval system dependability
 
 
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Warsaw University of Technology, ul. Koszykowa 75, 00-662 Warsaw, Poland
 
 
Publication date: 2021-12-31
 
 
Eksploatacja i Niezawodność – Maintenance and Reliability 2021;23(4):709-718
 
HIGHLIGHTS
  • The problem of ARS dependability is discussed for the first time.
  • New contribution to discussion on logistics systems dependability is provided.
  • New factors influencing the dependability of ASRS are gathered.
  • A new simulation model in FlexSim for ASRS dependability analyse is provided.
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Automated storage systems have become the basis of warehouse logistics. The article presents a discussion on the reliability and dependability of Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS), which are perceived as solutions with high technical reliability. Still, their role in the dependability of the entire warehouse system is to be discussed. The concepts of reliability and dependability in logistics systems like ASRS are defined, and a literature review in this area is presented. On this basis, the factors influencing the dependability of ASRS are discussed in a way not present in the discussion on this topic so far. Then, the ASRS simulation model (based on FlexSim simulation software) is presented. The model tests the influence of ASRS configuration and assigned resources on the dependability of the warehouse as a master system. The summary includes observations on defining the reliability and dependability of ASRS.
 
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