HW_4-FacilityLocation-solution

# HW_4-FacilityLocation-solution - They have estimated the...

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1. The main post office in Orlando, Florida, is due to be replaced with a much larger, more modern facility than can handle the tremendous flow of mail that has followed the city's growth since 1970. Since all mail, incoming or outgoing, travels from the seven regional post offices in Tampa through the main post office. Its site selection can mean a big difference in overall delivery and movement efficiency. Using the data in the following table, determine the map coordinates for the proposed new facility (4 points). Truck trips (Li) Xi Yi XiLi YiLi Ybor City (10,5) 3 10 5 30 15 Davis Island (3,8) 3 3 8 9 24 Dale-Mabry (4,7) 2 4 7 8 14 Palma Cela (15,10 ) 6 15 10 90 60 Bayshore (13,3) 5 13 3 65 15 Temple Terrace (1,12) 3 1 12 3 36 Hyde Park (5,5) 10 5 5 50 50 Sumload= 32 255 214 Xcg= 7.9687 5 Ycg= 6.6875 2.   C&A Company is looking at building a plant in one of three possible locations.

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Unformatted text preview: They have estimated the following parameters for each location. For what unit sales volume should they choose each location? Location Fixed Cost Variable Cost Waco, Texas 35,000 6 Tijuana, Mexico 90,000 3 Podunk, Arkansas 20,000 7 Step 1: (2 points) Quantity at Indifference point between Podunk and Waco= |35000-20000|/|7-6| =15000 Indifference point between Waco and Tijuana= |90000-35000|/|6-3|=18333.33 Indifference point between Podunk and Tijuana= |90000-20000|/|7-3|=17500 Step 2: draw the total cost graph for each location (2 points) Step 3: identify the range for each location (2 points) If the quantity range is between 1 to 15000, choose Podunk; if it is between 15000 and 18333.33, choose Waco; if it is more than 18333.33, choose Tijuana....
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## This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course MNGT 368 taught by Professor Curthurds during the Spring '08 term at Nicholls State.

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