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# . A company has factories at S1, S2 and S3 which supply warehouses at D1, D2 and D3 and D4. Weekly factory capacities are 250, 300 and 400 units, respectively. Weekly warehouse requirement are 200, 225, 275, and 250

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## . A company has factories at S1, S2 and S3 which supply warehouses at D1, D2 and D3 and D4. Weekly factory capacities are 250, 300 and 400 units, respectively. Weekly warehouse requirement are 200, 225, 275, and 250 units, respectively. Unit shipping costs are given in the table below. S₁ S₂ S3 D₁ 11 16 21 D₂ 13 18 D3 17 14 24 13 D4 14 10 10 Demand 200 225 275 250 Supply 250 300 400 a. As the newly hired logistics manager, determine the optimal distribution for this company to minimize total shipping cost using the Vogel Method Approximation. b. Why do we use a dummy in Linear programming (LP) and how does it impact transport decision-making? I

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## ETERMINE THE OPTIMA APPROXIMATION D Sz Demand P P View the full answer

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