Having an initial quantity or inventory of entities at a storage area or queue when the simulation begins.
- Connect the desired entity to the activity or storage and select Periodic as the arrival type.
- 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.