This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Chapter 9 Book Problems 12. The owners of Speedy Logistics, a company that provides overnight delivery of documents, are considering where to locate their new facility in the Midwest. The have narrowed their search down to two locations and have decided to use factory rating to make their decision. They have listed the factors they consider important and assigned a factor score to each location based on a five-point scale. The information is shown here. Using the procedure for factor rating, decide on the better location. Factor Score at Each Location Factor Factor Weight Location 1 Location 2 Proximity to airport 40 5 3 Proximity to road access 30 4 1 Proximity to labor source 10 3 5 Size of facility 20 2 4 13. Sue and Joe are a young married couple who are considering purchasing a new home. Their search has been reduced to two homes that they both like, at different locations. They have decided to use factor rating to help them make their decision. They have listed the factors they consider important factor rating to help them make their decision....
View Full Document
- Spring '08
- Management, Distance, Economics of production, Jasper, Longboat, factor score