CONCURRENT ENGINEERING MODEL (CEM) ANALYSIS ON LOGISTICS DESIGN PARAMETERS A CASE STUDY

J.S. Gnanasekaran, S. Shanmugasundaram

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ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Logistics engineering can be divided into internal or in-plant logistics and external manufacturing logistics. Internal (in-plant) logistics include material handling, warehousing, and storage systems, while external manufacturing logistics include transportation. Both must be integrated to minimise costs at a competitive level of service. For example, plant layout and production planning must consider internal logistics. The design decisions are made in the early phases of product design, and development will have a significant effect over future manufacturing and logistical activities. In this paper, a methodology is developed and presented to minimise the design cycle time of any manufacturing firm, including their suppliers, and to maximise the whole systems effectiveness.

AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Logistieke ingenieurswese kan verdeel word in interne of binne-aanleg logistiek en eksterne vervaardigingslogistiek. Interne (binne-aanleg) logistiek behels materiaalhantering, berging en voorraadhoudingsisteme, terwyl eksterne vervaardigingslogistiek vervoer insluit. Die fasette moet geintegreer wees om koste te minimiseer by n mededingende diensvlak. So byvoorbeeld moet die uitleg van n aanleg en produksiebeplanning interne logistiek in aanmerking neem. Die ontwerpbesluite word geneem in die beginstadium van die produkontwerp en ontwikkeling sal n betekenisvolle invloed hop toekomstige vervaardigings- en logistieke aktiwiteite. In hierdie artikel word n metodologie ontwikkel en aangebied om die ontwerpsiklustyd van enige vervaardigingsonderneming te minimiseer met inagneming van die leweransiers om sodoende die totale sisteem se effektiwiteit te maksimiseer.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7166/20-1-87

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