Availability of raw materials , Operation Management

Factors responsible for plant location choice - Availability of Raw Materials

Areas where industrial raw materials are easily available obviously exert greater pull on location of industrial undertaking. Nearness to raw  materials offers  such  advantages as:

  1. Reduced cost of transportation,
  2. Regular and proper supply of materials uninterrupted by transportation breakdowns , and
  3. Savings
Posted Date: 1/11/2013 6:49:49 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Availability of raw materials , Assignment Help, Ask Question on Availability of raw materials , Get Answer, Expert's Help, Availability of raw materials Discussions

Write discussion on Availability of raw materials
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
A bottling plant fills 2,400 bottles every two hours. The lead time is 40 minutes and a container accommodates 120 bottles. The safety stock is 10 percent of expected demand. How m

"U.S Management theories contain a number of idiosyncrasies not necessarily shared by management elsewhere"...and then proceeds to mention three specific examples. Why might these

Type two savings are the least likely to occur when applying Six Sigma principles to health care organizations

Problem : Describe how managers may use Queuing Models in the decision making process. Consider there is only one photocopy machine in your organisation. On a typical day, a

Wang Distributors has an annual demand for an airport metal detector of 1,400 units. The cost of a typical detector to Wang is $400. Carrying cost is estimated to be 20% of the uni

Need Excel backup to understand how to answer this question. Bob White leaned back and wiped his forehead with his hand. He was the president of the home oven division of Winkley &

Investor G. Loeb owns a 5-year, $1000 bond with a 5% coupon. If the yield to maturity on similar bonds is currently 10%, what is Mr. Loeb's bond worth today? A security analyst

Please provide a description of the Freedom of the World survey. What factors are taken into consideration in the survey when forming the rankings?

Last year, the manager of the service department at East Woods Ford instituted a customer opinion program to find out how to improve service. One week after service on a vehicle wa

Group Technology- Cellular Manufacturing System In group technology/ cellular manufacturing (CM) machines are grouped into cells and the cells functions somewhat like a produc