Operations Management and Logistics (2016/2017)I.Group Case #3Due date: March 28thDelivery 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 inAzambuja–Lisbon. This network design inhibited the possibility of next-day-delivery. The recently appointed chief operation officer (COO) is now in charge ofexpanding the network in order to achieve this service (next-day-delivery). Thisshould be done by opening new transshipment points. Until now, the option ofhaving more inventory points is not considered.Orders received throughout a day are ready to be expedited at 11 p.m. (day N) fromAzambuja. 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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