Assignment 2: Transportation Problem
Your answers are due next Wednesday (22.02.2017) till 10:00 am.
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Please submit your answers in an Excel file
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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.