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Business Analytics with Management Science Models and Methods by Arben Asllani

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7. Business Analytics with Shipment Models

Chapter Objectives

• Explain shipment models and their structure as special cases of mathematical programming

• Demonstrate the use of network diagrams for the transportation and transshipment problems

• Learn how to expand transshipment models by adding layers of warehouses or distribution centers

• Learn how to check for the feasibility of the transportation models before even attempting to formulate and solve the model

• Use Excel templates to set up and formulate transportation or transshipment models as linear programming models

• Demonstrate the Solver solutions for the transportation and transshipment problems

• Discuss the benefits of using a network diagram to represent a transportation or ...

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