COP4355 quiz 14 - (Note that any truck not hauling a load...

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Solutions Manual and Workbook 249 Chapter 8 Quiz 8.1 Golden Eagle Van Lines will have 12 trucks in Chicago, 2l in New York, 16 in Dallas, and 11 in Atlanta at the start of business tomorrow. Their dispatchers can line up loads for all routes between these cities at the profit (or loss) per load as shown in the table below (in $100's). The new fleet manager, Bryan Johansen, wishes to equalize the basing of the trucks so that 15 are in each location by day after tomorrow. Where should each truck be sent and what is their total profit (or loss) on the day's activity.
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Unformatted text preview: (Note that any truck not hauling a load sustains a $200 loss, due to the drivers' salaries and the rental on the trucks. and that the same route has different profit in opposite directions, due to supply and demand factors.) TO: FROM: Atlanta Chicago Dallas New York Atlanta $-2 $12 $2 $-4 Chicago 8 -2 5 -8 Dallas 6 -5 -2 1 New York -3 -1 3 -2 Solution: From To #Trucks From To #Trucks ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ TOTAL PROFIT (LOSS) = $ ____________...
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2011 for the course COP 4355 taught by Professor Koslov during the Spring '10 term at University of Florida.

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