# Operations Management: Managing Global Supply Chains

# Multimedia Resources

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**Video Links**

This video shows how to find the minimum transportation cost using the Northwest corner rule. (This video is 8 minutes long.)

LO B.1 Formulate and solve the transportation problems using both manual methods and the Excel Solver, and interpret the solutions.

The Stepping Stone Method

In this video, instructor Ed Dansereau explains how to apply the stepping stone method to a transportation problem.

LO B.1 Formulate and solve the transportation problems using both manual methods and the Excel Solver, and interpret the solutions.

**Web Links**

Unbalanced Transportation Problems

This article is a tutorial for solving an unbalanced transportation problem.

LO B.2 Apply transportation modeling to other situations.

Using Dummy Demand Destinations

This page gives an overview of solving transportation problems, using dummy origins and destinations.

LO B.2 Apply transportation modeling to other situations.

Degeneracy

This page describes how to solve degeneracy in the transportation problem.

LO B.2 Apply transportation modeling to other situations.