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Operations Management
Eight work centers must be arranges in an L-shaped building. The locations of centers 1 and 3 are assigned as shown. Assuming that transportation costs are $1 per load per meter, develop a suitable layout that minimizes transportation costs using the given information. Compute the total cost. (Assume the reverse distances are the same.)












Distance (meters)
From to a b c d e f g h
a - 40 40 60 120 80 100 110
b - 60 40 60 140 120 130
c - 45 85 40 70 90
d - 40 50 40 45
e - 90 50 40
f - 40 60
g - 40
h -





Loads per day
From to 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1 - 10 5 90 370 135 125 0
2 - 360 120 40 115 45 120
3 - 350 110 40 20 200
4 - 190 70 50 190
5 - 10 40 10
6 - 50 20
7 - 20
8 -


I need to send you the microsoft word document that has the tables and numbers printed correctly, it doesn't show up correctly on this form. Please help me with this question as soon as possible as I need to turn it in by 11:45 p.m. tonight. Thanks!
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