Assignment Questions OnLineBooks - Operations Management and Logistics(2016\/2017 I Group Case#3 Due date March 28th Delivery method Mail or Moodle(ppt

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Operations Management and Logistics (2016/2017) I. Group Case #3 Due date: March 28 th Delivery method: Mail or Moodle (ppt + excel files) 1. OnLine Books is a company that sells books in Portugal through a web platform. Until now the company has been fulfilling its orders from its main warehouse in Azambuja Lisbon. This network design inhibited the possibility of next-day- delivery. The recently appointed chief operation officer (COO) is now in charge of expanding the network in order to achieve this service (next-day-delivery). This should be done by opening new transshipment points. Until now, the option of having more inventory points is not considered. Orders received throughout a day are ready to be expedited at 11 p.m. (day N) from Azambuja. Customers usually receive goods between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. (day N+1). Each new transshipment point has an estimated cost of 2000 euros per month. Bulk
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  • Spring '17
  • Jane Azevedo
  • Lisbon, OnLine Books, Operations Management and Logistics

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