operation management

Project Description:

jackson controls, incorporated has new 3 measurement machines available that can be placed in any of nine department, all of which can use the measurement machines to inspect tolerance of their respective material output. the numbers inside the following table shows the cost per hour (in dollars) to do the measurement for each department at each location. the demand is provide as the number of measurement that are expected to be done each week. jackson controls schedules each department to operate 8 hours per day and 50 weeks per year. the demand numbers also considers and includes the departments actual on-stream operating availability.
customer location demand
a b c d
dept1 8 3 5 7 200
dept2 2 5 7 10 400
dept3 3 0 5 6 600
dept4 4 8 0 3 1000
dept5 4 2 2 5 600
dept6 150
dept7 1 4 6 9 250
dept8 2 2 0 5 550
dept9 2 1 3 4

jackson controls has requested you to provide a recommendation on where to place the new machines based optimizing the economics given the information provided to you. the location fixed costs shown below include the installation and set up cost for the new machine in any given department.











customer location location location location demand
a b c d
dept1 8 3 5 7 200
dept2 2 5 7 10 400
dept3 3 0 5 6 600
dept4 4 8 0 3 1000
dept5 4 2 2 5 600
dept6 150
dept7 1 4 6 9 250
dept8 2 2 0 5 550
dept9 2 1 3 4








location fixed cost:
location a=$6000
location b= $5000
location c= 10000
location d= $8000
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