MINIMISATION PROBLEMS (INVOLVING LOOPING)

Problem 5.37

Solve the following transportation problem for minimum cost:

Transportation Problem for Minimum Cost

Solution

Step 1 → Introducing a Dummy origin with zero cost per unit as the total demand is not equal to total supply in order to make the problem balanced one.

to make the balanced problem

Step 2 → Finding Initial Feasible Solution by following the Vogel’s Approximation Method (or VAM).

Initial Feasible Solution

Step 3 → Optimality Test: Since the total number of allocations is ...

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