Assignment 2-A - Assignment 2 Transportation Problem Your...

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Assignment 2: Transportation Problem Your answers are due next Wednesday (22.02.2017) till 10:00 am. Please submit your answers through LMS. Please submit your answers in an Excel file Don’t forget to write the names of your group members. StayFresh, a manufacturer of refrigerators in India, has two plants - one in Mumbai and the other in Chennai. Now (in 2017), each plant has a capacity of 300,000 units. The two plants serve the entire country, which is divided into four regional markets: the North, with a demand of 100,000 units; the West, with a demand of 150,000 units; the South, with a demand of 150,000 units; and the East, with a demand of 50,000 units. Two other potential sites for plants include Delhi and Kolkata. The variable production and transport costs (in thousands of rupees; 1 U.S dollar is worth about 45 rupees) per refrigerator from each potential production site to each market are as shown in the following table. Table: Production and Transport Cost ('000s Rupees) per Refrigerator. North East West South Chennai 20 19 17 15 Delhi 15 18 17 20 Kolkata 18

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