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Layout of Lecture 26 TRANSPORTATION METHOD Northwest Corner Method (Page 174) Least (Minimum) Cost Method Vogel’s Approximation Method
It deals with sources where a supply of some commodity is available and destinations where the commodity is demanded. The classic statement of the TP uses a matrix with the rows representing sources and columns representing destinations. TRANSPORTATION PROBLEMS(TP) Syed Awais Ali 2
Following methods are commonly used to find initial basic feasible solution: a) Northwest Corner Method b) Least (Minimum) Cost Method c) Vogel’s Approximation Method Like the Simplex Method, transportation method provides a logical step-by-step procedure for developing improved solutions until the least-cost solution is found. Syed Awais Ali 3
To apply the northwest corner method, the following steps are used: a. Start at the cell in the upper left-hand(northwest corner) of the transportation tableau for a shipment, i.e., cell(1,1) Hence the name northwest corner.

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