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destination; hence they are the best mode of transportation as they are very reliable, flexible, and fast. Material handling Jackets are easy to handle and very light, but their lifetime is short; thus, they should be replaced often. The best method of storage is using cartons, and cart picking can be used to increase the picking rates.

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Surname 3 Packaging This relates to material handling hence it is an important issue to consider. Therefore, packing is suitable differentiating and moving the jackets; thus, clean and transparent packaging bags need to be used for sorting. Inventory control Cycle counting is essential for ensuring the accuracy of the number of jackets. As a result, all kinds of methods in inventory control should be used for the management of the inventory. Order fulfillment Arrangements for transportation of purchased jackets need to be made on time to ensure the customers are satisfied. Question 4 a. Problem 1 Factor Factor weight Location 1 Factor score Location 1 Factor score Location 1 Weight score Location 2 Weight score Facility cost 10 3 5 30 50 Taxes 15 2 4 30 60 Proximity to airport 30 4 1 120 30 Labor source 25 2 4 50 100 Facility size 20 3 3 60 60 Total 100 290 300 From the above chart, location 2 should be selected since the weighted score for the location is higher than the weighted score for location 1. b. Problem 2 Factor Factor Location A Location B Location A Location B
Surname 4 weight Factor score Factor score Weight score Weight score Population 30 4 3 1.2 0.9 Average area salary 20 3 5 0.6 1 Cost of land 50 3 3 1.5 1.5 Total 100 3.3 3.4 From the above chart, the weight location B should be selected since the weight score for the location is higher than that of location A. c. Problem 3 Factor Factor weight Product 1 Factor score Product 2 Factor score Product 1 Weight score Product 2 Weight score Cost 30 4 5 120 150 Price 30 4 2 120 60 Demand 40 3 4 120 160 Total 100 360 370 From the above chart, product 2 should be selected since the weight score of the product is higher than weight score for product 1.
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