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The Safora Company in problem S7-24 also wants to build a new western distribution center.
In 7-24
City Monthly Truckloads
Boston........... 24
New York......... 32
Philadelphia........ 17
Washington, DC ...... 20
Miami........... 25
New Orleans........ 12
Atlanta........... 14
Charlotte.......... 10
Nashville........... 8
Pittsburgh.......... 11
Chicago........... 20
Detroit........... 15
The following table shows Safora’s monthly truck shipments to 12 major cities west of the Mississippi where the majority of Safora’s stores are clustered.
City Monthly Truckloads
San Diego...... 9
Los Angeles...... 25
San Francisco..... I5
Seattle......... 15
Phoenix........ 8
Houston......... 7
Las Vegas....... 11
Dallas.......... 10
Denver........ 13
Kansas City....... 11
St. Louis......... 15
Determine the best location to build a new western distribution center using the center-of-gravity technique.



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