Advanced approach to the creation of a logistics simulation model

By Matthias Heinicke

Asseco CEIT, a. s.: Dr. Ivan Antoniuk, Milan Marčan

Embarking on innovation

Logistics simulation modeling illuminates our innovative path as we explore the intricacies of automated guided vehicle (AGV) systems within the logistics landscape. Join us at the 2024 Plant Simulation User Conference to uncover our tailored approach.

Unveiling custom solution

Our forthcoming presentation promises a deep dive into our custom simulation library, meticulously crafted to simplify model development and elevate decision-making within logistics operations.

Exploring the tool’s architecture and functionality

The session will show the architecture, functionalities, and advantages of our cutting-edge tool. Designed with precision, our simulation library aims to empower logistics professionals by providing them with a comprehensive toolkit to navigate the complexities of their operations efficiently.

Logistics Simulation Modeling: automated statistical report generation

Logistics simulation model attendees will delve into the seamless process of automated statistical report generation, witnessing how data transforms into insightful reports with minimal manual intervention. Discover the efficiency achieved through automation, revolutionizing statistical analysis in logistics. Join us as we unveil the transformative impact of automation on decision-making within logistics.

Seeing is believing: live demonstration

However, theory alone can only paint a partial picture. Thus, we invite you to witness firsthand the prowess of our simulation tool through a live demonstration. This immersive experience will vividly illustrate how our solution operates in real-world scenarios, showcasing its capabilities in action.

The presenter

Ivan Antoniuk, at Asseco-CEIT's Digital Factory division

Dr. Ivan Antoniuk, a specialist at Asseco-CEIT’s Digital Factory division, holds engineering and doctoral degrees from the University of Žilina in Slovakia. His focus is on dynamic simulation of manufacturing and logistics processes, along with conceptual planning, process optimization, and 3D laser scanning.

With a background in engineering and a passion for leveraging technology to enhance industrial operations, Ivan specializes in developing dynamic simulations that improve efficiency and decision-making in production and supply chain management. His expertise extends to utilizing advanced technologies like 3D laser scanning for accurate spatial data acquisition and analysis. Passionate about driving innovation in industrial settings, Ivan is committed to leveraging digital tools and simulations to enhance efficiency, ultimately contributing to the advancement of manufacturing and logistics processes.

Milan Marčan, Digital Factory division in Asseco-CEIT

Milan Marčan, a specialist at the Digital Factory division in Asseco-CEIT, a.s., focuses on dynamic simulation of logistics. Having earned his master’s degree from the University of Žilina in Slovakia, Milan continues his academic journey through doctoral studies. He has actively contributed to the development and testing of their proprietary logistics library for Tecnomatix Plant Simulation, a crucial tool for the company.

Milan’s experience spans various industries including automotive, chemical, and engineering, where he has participated in simulation projects. Additionally, he has been involved in MTM, lead time reduction, and conceptual design projects, highlighting his diverse background and dedication to advancing logistics simulation.

Real-world success stories

Furthermore, we’ll showcase compelling case studies derived from successful collaborations with our esteemed clients. These narratives will spotlight real-world applications, demonstrating how our simulation modeling has facilitated tangible improvements in logistics efficiency and supply chain optimization.

Using a logistics library for logistics simulation modeling offers unparalleled potential in dynamic simulation, reducing the time required for creating AGV logistic simulations by up to 50%”

Dr. Ivan Antoniuk, Digital Factory specialist at Asseco-CEIT

Unlocking opportunities

In a landscape where every efficiency gain matters, this presentation serves as a beacon of opportunity. By embracing simulation modeling, logistics stakeholders can unlock a realm of possibilities to enhance their operations, optimize resource allocation, and navigate the ever-evolving demands of the industry.

CLL control menu

The CLL control menu, part of the CEIT Logistics Library, manages logistics equipment and networks in Plant Simulation. It controls manipulation, charging, and blocking, gathers statistical data, and adjusts AGV numbers efficiently.

Join the journey

Join us for an insightful exploration into the transformative potential of simulation modeling in logistics. Together, let’s embark on a journey towards operational excellence and sustainable growth.

The advanced logistics simulation model delivers key benefits:

Beyond efficiency: Impact and innovation in logistics simulation modeling 2024 Plant Simulation User Conference

The lecture at the 2024 Plant Simulation User Conference on the advanced approach to creating a logistics simulation model, to be presented by Ivan Antoniuk and Milan Marčan from Asseco CEIT’s Digital Factory Division, will highlight the innovative utilization of dynamic simulation techniques and the CLL – CEIT Logistics Library for optimizing AGV logistics. Through a comprehensive overview of process simulation and the CLL structure, attendees will gain insights into the creation, management, and statistical analysis of logistics equipment and networks. The lecture will culminate in a case study demonstrating the tangible results and benefits for customers, including designed logistics networks, optimized AGV control systems, and identification of bottlenecks, emphasizing the transformative potential of logistics simulation modeling in revolutionizing industrial operations.

Join us on June 6th, 2024, at the 2024 Plant Simulation User Conference, hosted at the Infinity Hotel in Munich, Germany, as we delve deeper into the realm of logistics simulation modeling. This event, scheduled right after Realize LIVE Europe, presents an ideal platform for attendees to glean insights from industry experts, engage in meaningful networking opportunities, and explore the latest advancements in Plant Simulation software.

During the conference, participants will have the opportunity to attend presentations on topics such as “What’s New in Plant Simulation 2404” and engage in discussions that have the potential to revolutionize their approach to material flow simulation. With logistics simulation modeling at the forefront, attendees can expect to gain valuable knowledge and practical insights that can be applied to their own operations.

Other captivating lectures scheduled for the 2024 Plant Simulation User Conference include:

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