Transportation Problems

Transportation Problems - Practice Problems: Module C,...

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Practice Problems: Module C, Transportation Models 1. John Galt Shipping wishes to ship a product that is made at two different factories to three different warehouses. They produce 18 units at Factory A and 22 units at Factory B. They need 10 units in warehouse #1, 20 units in warehouse #2, and 10 units in warehouse #3. Per unit transportation costs are shown in the table below. How many units should be shipped from each factory to each warehouse? Warehouse #1 Warehouse #2 Warehouse #3 Plant A $4 $2 $3 Plant B $3 $2 $1 2. Assume that in Problem 1 the demand at each warehouse is increased by 4 units. Now how many units should be shipped from each factory to each warehouse? 3.The following table presents cost, capacity, and demand data for a transportation problem in Stephanie Robbin’s furniture company. Set up the appropriate transportation table and find the initial solution using northwest-corner data. Note that a “dummy” source is needed to balance the problem.
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course MSOM 3101 taught by Professor Levi during the Spring '08 term at Temple.

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