Selecting Facility Re-layout alternatives: A managerial approach

Leonardo Rivera Cadavid, Luis Felipe Cardona, Laura Vásquez Palacios, María Andrea Rodriguez

Abstract


Re-layout projects had become very common, nowadays industrial environments are highly volatile.  This is why re-layout projects should consider a lot of features therefore managers can make a good decision. Traditionally, managers had considered the quantitative criteria as the most important; we propose to include qualitative criteria to the analysis for a more robust decision. Besides, our proposal has incorporated a practical point of view; making our analysis a feasible study for managers. This article presents a four phases methodology to evaluate different re-layout alternatives in order to select the best one.


Keywords


Facility Layout, Facility Re-layout, Project management

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18046/syt.v10i23.1366

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