Transportation Methods Exercise

Posted: November 24, 2013 in Manajemen Operasi

Transportation Methods (NWC and Stepping Stone)

1. The management of the Executive Furniture Corporation decided to expand the production capacity at its Des Moines factory and to cut back production capacity at its other factories. It also recognizes a shifting market for its desks and revises the requirements at its three warehouses.

a)  Use the northwest corner rule to establish an initial feasible shipping schedule and calculate its cost

b)  Use the stepping stone method to test wheteher an improved solution is possible

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2. The Saussy Lumber Company ships pine flooring to three building supply houses from its mills in Pineville, Oak Ridge, and Mapletown. Determine the best transportation schedule for the data given in the table. Use the northwest corner rule and the stepping stone method to get the optimal solution.

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Transportation Methods (VAM and MODI)

1. The management of the Executive Furniture Corporation decided to expand the production capacity at its Des Moines factory and to cut back production capacity at its other factories. It also recognizes a shifting market for its desks and revises the requirements at its three warehouses.

a)  Use the VAM rule to establish an initial feasible shipping schedule and calculate its cost

b)  Use the stepping stone method to test wheteher an improved solution is possible

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2. The Saussy Lumber Company ships pine flooring to three building supply houses from its mills in Pineville, Oak Ridge, and Mapletown. Determine the best transportation schedule for the data given in the table. Use the northwest corner rule and MODI to get the optimal solution

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