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Facility Location (Wrap-up) and Good Tire Case

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13-1 Facility Location Decisions Chapter 13 (Wrap-up) CR (2004) Prentice Hall, Inc.
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Multiple Facility Location For multiple facility location, we will consider discrete location methods only Discrete location methods only consider a pre- determined set of discrete locations This is a common approach in practice because usually only a pre-determined set of locations are viable candidates To solve discrete location problems, we will use spreadsheet optimization (i.e., the Excel Solver) This approach is best illustrated by an example The problem of Placid Platz 13-2
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Placid Platz Problem Statement The community of Placid Platz wishes to establish a recycling program. Being a smaller rural community, it cannot afford a curbside collection program. Instead, it has decided to establish recycling centers to serve the ten neighborhoods under its jurisdiction. The task force formed to make recommendations on where the recycling centers should be located has identified nine potential locations. These sites satisfy
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