Industrial and Systems Engineering

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Recent Submissions

  • Van Den Berg, Emile Garrett (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    Work scheduling in the restaurant industry is an often neglected task due to the abnormal complexities of having to allocate multi-skilled staff over multiple overlapping shifts to meet dynamic demand. Client satisfaction ...
  • Taute, Jana (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    This document is the final project report for a final year project in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, module code BPJ 420. Company ABC is a company that started out as a family-owned business in 1993. ...
  • Robertson, Kyle M. (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    The connectedness and accessibility of Cape Town International Airport (CTIA) is critical for the economic growth and development of the Western Cape. Cape Town Air Access (CTAA) is responsible for bolstering the long-term ...
  • Van Aarde, Margo (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    Outsourcing is becoming increasingly popular in today’s age where customers have higher expectations from suppliers than ever before. Businesses are collaborating to aim to meet customer demand and stay competitive in the ...
  • Wagener, R. (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    Woodlam is the leading plywood furniture manufacturer in South Africa, experiencing steady growth in the last few years. Due to the increasing cost of electricity in South Africa it has become important for companies ...
  • Young, Kirsten (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    “Company XYZ” is a company which outsources maintenance to various enterprises all over South Africa. Technicians are hired to travel to their customers which are geographically far from one another to perform maintenance ...
  • Nouwens, Marcus (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    MONN is a manufacturer of premium quality and custom woven Axminster carpeting. The process of making a custom woven Axminster carpet involves many processes but the weaving process o ered room for improvement in the ...
  • Le Roux, Hester (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    This document describes a Final Year Project (BPJ 420) required by the University of Pretoria in partial fulfilment of Systems and Industrial Engineering. This report describes the solution to an identified problem ...
  • Venter, Francois Marthinus Fredrick (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    Developing a discrete event simulation model based on key aspects in the maintenance workshop in order to identify bottlenecks and determine the efficiency of maintenance practices.
  • Prinsloo, Riandre (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    Logistics and distribution services have been around since the early 1950's. During this time it was only thought of as military services, but since then it has developed into a system that can give any company a competitive ...
  • Van Niekerk, W.W. (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    The Pick 'n Pay grocery warehouse situated at the Longmeadow distribution centre (DC) has 10 790 stock keeping units that are received from 123 vendors and are distributed to 421 stores located in several provinces as ...
  • McGladdery, Duncan (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    Bus Company (BUSCO) approached Fourier-E, an industrial engineering company, to develop and optimise the Duty Master for their Sowetan operations. The Duty Master is a scheduling blue print that dictates the operations ...
  • Keeve, A.F.S. (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    A facility planning project was conducted at Enterprise, a meat processing facility in Gauteng. The project involved the facility layout and design of the hamper room. The hamper room is defined as an area where four ...
  • Ingham, Michael (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    This paper identified change points in the production volumes and sales of various metals in South Africa from the period 2003-2016. The socioeconomic environment in which the mining sector operates is complicated, with ...
  • Kruger, Karien (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    Scheduling is one of the most important issues in the planning and operation of manufacturing systems (Hoitomt, Luh, & Pattipati, 1993). It is becoming crucial for businesses to be able to schedule effectively. This is ...
  • Hamersma, Kris A. (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    Data analysis requires data to be of a high quality. Unfortunately this is not always the case, especially when data is extracted from di erent data sources. In the case where there is no unique identi er to match data ...
  • Greyling, M.T. (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    The automotive industry tends to have high volumes of accumulation of inventory. Likely reasons for this is that the automotive industry aim to have high customer service levels, which implies that they need to stock ...
  • De Beer, Darren (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    This project addresses the growing concern of food security in informal communities in South Africa by carrying out a case study on the fresh produce supply chain in Soshanguve South. The focus of the project is to ...
  • Van Loggerenberg, Nichole (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    The aim of this document is to provide the reader with information regarding the quality problems the company Parsec (Pty) Ltd experiences in their manufacturing facility, and the solution to solving this problem. Research ...
  • Behr, Carina (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2017)
    Wispeco Aluminium decided to reduce a double line aluminium anodising plant to a single line. This change forces the anodising plant to run at maximum capacity. To be able to run at maximum capacity, it is suggested that ...

View more