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A suitable layout that minimizes transportation costs
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Eight work centers must be arranged in an L-shaped building. The locations of centers 1 and 3 are assigned as shown in the accompanying diagram. Assuming transportation costs are $1 per load per meter, develop a suitable layout that minimizes transportation costs using the given information. Compute the total cost. (Assume the reverse distances are the same.)

A 1	B	 C	D	E 3 F	G	H

DISTANCE (meters)

From

To

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

A


-

40

40

60

120

80

100

110

B



-

60

40

60

140

120

130

C




-

45

85

40

70

90

D





-

40

50

40

45

E






-

90

50

40

F







-

40

60

G H








-

40

-

LOADS PER DAY

From

To

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

1


-

10

5

90

370

135

125

0

2



-

360

120

40

115

45

120

3




-

350

110

40

20

200

4





-

190

70

50

190

5






-

10

40

10

6







-

50

20

7








-

20

8









-




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