The model of IoT-technology in warehouse processes of a pharmaceutical company. Part 2: warehouse temperature control process

This article continues the research presented in the first chapter: IoT technologies implementation model in warehouse processes of pharmaceutical company. Chapter 1: warehouse goods acceptance process. Two processes are simulated in the research: 1) warehouse goods acceptance process — actual model (as it is) and target model (as it has to be); 2) temperature control monitoring process in warehouse rooms — actual model (as it is) and target model (as it has to be). During simulation the results of two models are compared: the actual model and the target model (with IoT technologies). The first chapter of the paper shows pharmaceutical warehouse goods acceptance process modelling. The second part of the paper shows modelling of warehouse rooms temperature control. The authors consider IoT technologies in warehouse processes of pharmaceutical company. Materials and methods. An architectural approach to simulation is realized in the research, including the development of the basic levels (layers) of simulated processes architecture, the modelling language is ArchiMate, which is approved by TOGAF. To check and estimate implemented solutions the authors create simulation model of IoT technologies warehouse processes as simulated event processes in AnyLogic.

Keywords: Keywords: IoT technologies, pharmaceutical warehouse, warehouse processes, warehouse processes modelling, modelling of warehouse rooms temperature control.


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