Chapter Outline

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See pages 870-898


Operations Profile: Tesla and the Challenge of Locating a Battery Factory

            Formulating and Solving the Transportation Problem

                        The Northwest Corner Rule

                        Matrix Least Cost Method

                        Stepping Stone Method

                        Solving Transportation Problems Using Excel (Version 2013)

            Additional Issues in Transportation Modeling

                        Unequal Supply and Demand


                        Module Summary

                        Key Terms

                        Discussion and Review Questions

                        Solved Problems


                        Case Study B.1: Plant Location for Tru-Blade Ski Company