• An investigation of cellular facility configuration for table grape packing 

      Treurnicht, Nico; Stanley, Lee Ann (South African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2014)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Although labour unrest in export fruit industries was limited to the Western Cape, the 50% increase in the minimum wage became applicable to the industry countrywide. Table grape packhouses in particular, ...
    • A decision support system framework for machine selection 

      Nyanga, Lungile; Van der Merwe, Andre Francois; Matope, Stephen; Dewa, Mncedisi Trinity (South African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2014)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Selecting the right machinery to machine a part is a multi criteria decision making problem which is crucial in production planning. The process becomes more complex and tedious when one has to choose ...
    • Correlation and causation : a potential pitfall for efficient asset management 

      Heyns, Johannes Hendrik; Vlok, P. J. (South African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2014)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The successful coordination of activities and practices within a system rely on the organisation’s ability to make informed decisions. Decisions must be made quickly and effectively, while ensuring ...
    • Building a scenario based active mapping investment tool within a physical asset management framework 

      Campher, Cedric Abraham; Vlok, P. J. (University of Pretoria, 2014)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study explores the implementation of an integrated capital budgeting visual mapping framework comprised of both Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) and Real Options Analysis (ROA) techniques. Physical asset ...