Browsing Mini-dissertations (Industrial and Systems Engineering) by Title

Browsing Mini-dissertations (Industrial and Systems Engineering) by Title

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  • Nienaber, P.M.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (2010-02-01)
    The project concerns the adaptation of the Steve Biko Academic Hospital’s Emergency Department to current needs. Resource availability and limitations as well as the services working with the emergency department will be ...
  • Botha, E.H.K.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (2009-07-20)
    Accidents and ill health in organisations are costly to workers and their families. They can also hurt companies because, in addition to the costs of personal injuries, they may incur far greater costs from damage to ...
  • Naude, Michael Hugo; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2012)
    This paper attempts to contribute to the existing body of knowledge on agent-based simulation of freight entities by investigating a proposed framework for the modelling of stakeholder behaviour in a supply chain. Models ...
  • De Wet, Karlien; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (2011-05-11)
    Lanseria International Airport is being subjected to infrastructure upgrades to accommodate an increase in demand in passenger numbers. These demands will be fulfilled by other airlines that will be operating from Lanseria ...
  • Harmse, Lelanie; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (2011-04-01)
    Organizations grow and develop rapidly due to general demand and globalization, along with new technologies, regulations and business models. This leads to information systems becoming more intricate and complex. As a ...
  • Booyens, M.L.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (2010-12-17)
    Operations Management encompasses a wide variety of activities. At Denel Dynamics the most important of these is the Planning Phase which directs the flow of production and is thus critical to the success of the company. The ...
  • Matsekangope, Valetia; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2011)
    Process improvement methods such as Business Process Reengineering, Process Analysis and Design Methodology and Business Process Management had been studied in order to select from them the most suitable one for the journal. ...
  • van Helsdingen, Ian (2015)
    This document details a project in which two types of vehicles were analysed and compared using the Analytical Hierarchy Process, to select the best vehicle for G4S Cash Solutions Cash-In-Transit operations based on operating ...
  • Mathobela, T.P.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (2010-01-28)
    Eskom is South Africa’s national electricity utility company and it generates, transmits and distributes about 40 000 megawatts of electricity nation wide. For this to be possible Eskom has to buy material such as ...
  • Senyatsi, Neo; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2012)
    This report is an account of the work done thus far on the analysis and reengineering endeavour at Vacuform. The literature review details information about other management systems that can be used to solve the problem ...
  • Schoeman, C.C.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (2011-04-01)
    The project was completed at a Nike warehouse managed by the company Barloworld Logistics. The assignment is based on analysing and improving the outbound planning process of the warehouse and more specifically a warehouse ...
  • Van Heerden, Quintin; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2011)
    The objective of this research is to contribute to the body of knowledge on commercial vehicle activity chain characteristics. To achieve this, the state-of-practice in freight modelling as well as contributions to the ...
  • Wagenaar, Werner; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (2010-04-14)
    A simulation study was conducted to run different scenarios on the outbound process flow affected by the Soccer World Cup 2010 event. Along with Excel spreadsheets this simulation proved to be vital in the decision making ...
  • Wagenaar, Inge; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (2009-12-07)
    The current performance of the Avis Call Centre is measured and the key business operations are analysed. Several possible problem areas are discovered. A complete literature study reveals possible approaches to alleviate ...
  • Du Plessis, Jacques; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2012)
    TFM specialises in the import, manufacturing, supply and support of specialist truck bodies for the transport, construction, forestry, cargo body, waste and environmental transport industries. The company consists of six ...
  • Leonard, Corli; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (2009-09-10)
    In this study a data analysis model was built on excel to determine which options and part numbers are responsible for the high airfreight cost each month. This model could be maintained and used after completion of the ...
  • Redelinghuys, Erik; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, November 2)
    Over the past 200 years, trains have vastly progressed the way in which people and goods have been moved from point A to point B. Proven to be one of the most effective modes of transport, railway network’s capacity is ...
  • Makofane, Donald Toloka; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2012)
    The demand of labour in the BPL warehouse is affected by seasonal flows due to the fact that the demand for services changes. This paper tries to find the optimum labour requirements for all three warehouses throughout all ...
  • Oberholzer, Marietjie; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2013-04-29)
    The content of this report is centred upon Apex Valves (Pty) Ltd situated in Centurion, South Africa. Apex Valves is a supplier of plumbing and geyser valves. Their operations take place within four connected factory units ...
  • Selesho, Reneilwe Khutso; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering (2010-02-10)
    Within the telecommunications industry, there are vast management methods invested in order to provide a competitive edge and loyalty amongst customers. Customer satisfaction remains the primary goal as a happy customer ...