You can access and download the model as well as detailed instructions for further analysis within the Chen’s End of Chapter file on the book web site. You will be asked to create and review Chen’s Cosmetics’ supply chain network in China, as well as prepare and run scenarios in order to determine the sensitivity of the overall service level that can be offered by allowing the model to select more plant locations.
a. What locations are selected and what is the volume produced by each location if you allow the model to select a total of four plants? Five plants? Six plants?
b. How much does service level (based on kilometers) improve with the selection of four plants? Five plants? Six plants? Give your answer in terms of kilometers and on a percentage basis.

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