05528489 is referenced by 26 patents and cites 10 patents.

For delivering parts successively received in shipment units by parts deliverer to part use positions, the delivering operation time required for each parts deliverer is uniformalized. A uniformalizing plan is produced, and the delivering operation is continued according to the plan. The delivering operation time is calculated for each shipment unit (first step). The assignment of shipment units to parts deliverers is shifted such as to uniformalize the delivering operation time for each parts deliverer (third step). The shifting operation is continued until uniformalizing is obtained. As a result, uniformalized assignment can be realized.

Title
Method of and apparatus for scheduling parts deliverer running and method of managing parts deliverers
Application Number
8/309223
Publication Number
5528489
Application Date
September 20, 1994
Publication Date
June 18, 1996
Inventor
Toshikazu Tomimori
Toyota
JP
Katsuhiro Tanaka
Toyota
JP
Hirofumi Kunimoto
Toyota
JP
Takeshi Fukuyama
Toyota
JP
Takao Asahara
Tajimi
JP
Agent
Kenyon & Kenyon
Assignee
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
JP
IPC
G06F 153/00
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