Evaluating focused factory benefits with queuing theory

@article{Souza2001EvaluatingFF,
  title={Evaluating focused factory benefits with queuing theory},
  author={Gilvan C. Souza and Harvey M. Wagner and D. Clay Whybark},
  journal={European Journal of Operational Research},
  year={2001},
  volume={128},
  pages={597-610}
}
In this paper, we study the bene®ts of a focused factory using lead-time as a performance measure. Speci®cally, we model a production process, using multi-class (multiple product types), general interarrival and processing time distributions with multiple machines (GI/G/c) queuing models for deriving each productÕs mean lead-time. We also perform… CONTINUE READING