Functionality : A example of a smart delivery system of a supermarket chain such that individual suppliers replenish their products onto pallets, shelves, and cases in various warehouses according to the demand sent off by such pallets.
The smart deliver system includes four features:
(1)Each smart pallet can be dynamically configured to store a particular kind of product at, as far as possible, a desired quantity level.
(2)Each van of a supplier delivers a type of goods.
(3)Goods that cannot sell can be returned to the supplier. A smart pallet may request a van to retract certain amount of goods.
(4)The system assumes that the effective delivery distance for any pallet by any van is at most 25 meters