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wARehouse planner

Team members

Yang Junjie (EPD), Emir Hamzah Bin Mustaffa Qamal (ASD), Ye Huzheng (ASD), Chin Kee Ting (ASD), Latasha Lenus (ISTD)


Thomas Schroepfer, Low Hong Yee, Soujanya Poria

Writing Instructors:

Grace Kong

Teaching Assistant:

Shravya Thandlam Sudhindra

DB Schenker is one of the world's leading logistics providers. It deals largely in contract logistics, where it manages and supports the logistical needs of large firms. Its operations in Singapore are spread across 12 warehouses, in which they facilitate the transfer, process and storage of goods on a daily basis.

Identifying warehouse planning as an integral part of the logistics process, our capstone team teamed up with DB Schenker to create wARehouse planner, an Augmented Reality tool that brings warehouse planning to life!

Professional warehouse planning with clients can be tedious, time-consuming and lacking in visual clarity.

As such, wARehouse planner was created to improve customer experience in the planning process by ensuring intuitive interaction, accurate 3D visualisation and real-time feedback.

Video Music Track: "Freedom" by Artem Grebenshchikov (Argsound)

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Intuitive Interaction - Setting The Board


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Most clients are unable to accurately visualise entire warehouse layouts and its machinery through technical drawings alone. wARehouse planner solves this by enhancing visual clarity for clients via an accompanying AR application.

When the machine models are scanned, the App overlays a detailed virtual 3D model of the corresponding machine.

This ensures accurate 3D visualisation for both parties.




Real-time-Feedback - Clash Detection and Bottleneck




Industry Partner

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User interactivity is key in wARehouse planner. Clients can set up floor boards which represent the warehouse and intuitively place and move objects on it to plan the layout.

Physical building blocks representing different types of machinery, equipment and zones are utilised to improve communication between clients and DB Schenker representatives. 

This ensures a smoother and a more enjoyable planning process.



Accurate Visualisation - 3D Augmented Reality



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The AR app constantly monitors and relays information back to the user through 2 features. 

The first feature is Clash Detection, where the App alerts the user when the minimum safety distance between machines are violated.

The second feature is called Bottleneck Identification. This feature determines which machine in the planned layout has the lowest throughput and is causing inefficiency in the warehouse movements.

Together, these features ensure that the users are able to enjoy real-time feedback in the planning process, and prevent back-and-forth planning caused by delayed design evaluation.



student Yang Junjie Engineering Product Development
student Emir Hamzah Bin Mustaffa Qamal Architecture and Sustainable Design
student Ye Huzheng Architecture and Sustainable Design
student Chin Kee Ting Architecture and Sustainable Design
student Latasha Lenus Information Systems Technology and Design
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