Having an initial quantity or inventory of entities at a storage area or queue when the simulation begins.
1. Connect the desired entity to the activity or storage and select Periodic as the arrival type.
2. In the Periodic arrival’s properties dialog, enter zero (0) in the Repeat every field and the First time field. Enter the quantity to arrive in the Quantity per arrival field.
Example: At the beginning of a process, a pre-inspection storage is initialized with 1000 units of inventory.
TO DO: Create the Periodic arrival connection and enter the Quantity per arrival. Enter zero (0) in the Repeat every and First time fields.