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IndE 101 - Assignment 3 - more major one is in paying for...

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Thomas Ng – 0522796 Industrial Engineering 101 10/20/2007 Store: QFC Type: Retail Supermarket Entities Queues Resources Shoppers Deli/Bakery/Meat Get item from aisle Checkout Groceries Customer Service (to find items) Checkout Service (cashiers and automated) Before starting this simulation, I know there are two main places for delay in the flow of entities (shoppers) through the system. The first is in getting help finding items, and the
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Unformatted text preview: more major one is in paying for the items. By varying the number of employees total, proportion of employees checking out vs. proportion providing services in the store, and the number of automated checkout machines in the system, each variable individually, one will be able to find the most cost-effective way to get customers through the system quickly and efficiently....
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