37 Pages Posted: 24 Sep 2004
Date Written: 21 2004 6,
This paper presents a review on design and control of automated guided vehicle systems. We address most key related issues including guide-path design, estimating the number ofvehicles, vehicle scheduling, idle-vehicle positioning, battery management, vehicle routing, and conflict resolution. We discuss and classify important models and results from key publications in literature on automated guided vehicle systems, including often-neglected areas, such as idle-vehicle positioning and battery management. In addition, we propose a decision framework for design and implementation of automated guided vehicle systems, and suggest some fruitful research directions.
Keywords: material handling system, automated guided vehicle, literature overview
JEL Classification: M, R4
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Le-Anh, T. and de Koster, M. B. M., A Review of Design and Control of Automated Guided Vehicle Systems (21 2004 6,). ERIM Report Series Reference No. 2004-030-LIS. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=594969