We will work with the same case mentioned previously in this chapter, except average shipping size per package will change to five pounds. You can find this case and further instructions on the book web site. The file is called UPS Model 5 lb Avg.zip. Open the model and change the average shipping size to five pounds.
a. Run the baseline model with just the Louisville warehouse and keep the current demand. What is the cost of the baseline?
b. Run additional scenarios for the best two, three, and four warehouses. Which warehouses did it pick, and what is the cost difference between the scenarios?