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1. A soft drink manufacturing company has 3 factories set up one in each of the three cities ? Orland, Tampa, and Port St. Lucie and it supplies the produced soft drink bottles to 3 warehouses located in the city of Miami. The associated per-unit transportation cost table is provided below:
 ???????????????????????????????????????????Transportation?Costs ? (\$) Factories/Warehouse ? (W) W1 W2 W3 Orlando 4 3 7 Tampa 7 6 4 Port St. Lucie 3 6 6

The factory at Orlando has a capacity of 15,000 units.

The factory at Tampa has a capacity of 18,000 units.

The factory at Port St. Lucie has a capacity of 8,000 units.

The requirements of the warehouses are:

 Warehouse Requirement (Bottles) W1 18,000 W2 12,000 W3 5,000

How many decision variables do you have in this problem?

6 points ??

1. A soft drink manufacturing company has 3 factories set up one in each of the three cities ? Orland, Tampa, and Port St. Lucie and it supplies the produced soft drink bottles to 3 warehouses located in the city of Miami. Using the information from question?6 answer the following:

How many constraints do you have in this problem? (ignore the sign constraints)

1. Based on the problem of the soft drink manufacturing company:

What is the optimal minimum cost for this problem? Use Excel Solver to find your solution.

1. Based on the problem of the soft drink manufacturing company:

What is the optimal value for the route Orlando ? W1, that is how many units?should be sent?from Orlando to location W1 in order to minimize the total transportation cost?

1. Based on the problem of the soft drink manufacturing company:

What is the optimal value for the route?Orlando ? W2, that is how many units?should be sent?from Orlando to location W2 in order to minimize the total transportation cost?

1. Based on the problem of the soft drink manufacturing company:

What is the optimal value for the route?Tampa ? W1, that is how many units?should be sent?from?Tampa to location W1 in order to minimize the total transportation cost?

1. Based on the problem of the soft drink manufacturing company:

What is the optimal value for the route?Tampa ? W2, that is how many units?should be sent?from?Tampa to location W2 in order to minimize the total transportation cost?

1. Based on the problem of the soft drink manufacturing company:

SOFT DRINK MANUFACTURING NETWORK MODEL Orlando

Tampa

Port St. Lucie Orlando

Tampa

Port St. Lucie Demand Transportation costs, \$/unit

W1

W2

W3

4

3

7

6

3

6 7

4

6 Allocations on Routes

W1

W2

W3

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