Supply chain models.pdf - MS-492 Operation Management Supply Chain Models Transportation Assignment and Transshipment Problems By Dr Yousaf Ali khan

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MS-492 Operation Management Supply Chain Models Transportation, Assignment, and Transshipment Problems By Dr. Yousaf Ali khan Department of Management Sciences GIKI, Pakistan
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Transportation, Assignment, and Transshipment Problems Each of the three models (transportation, assignment, and transshipment models) can be formulated as linear programs and solved by general purpose linear programming Algorithms (simplex method). For each of the three models, if the right-hand side of the linear programming formulations are all integers, the optimal solution will be in terms of integer values for the decision variables.
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The Transportation Model A very common supply chain involves the shipment of goods from suppliers at one set of locations to customers at another set of locations. The classic transportation model is characterized by a set of supply sources (each with known capacities), a set of demand locations (each with known requirements) and the unit costs of transportation between supply-demand pairs .
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