# The Transportation Model– Static

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## Suppose a decision maker is confronted with the following transportation model scenario: What is the total cost of the optimal solution?

\$1,300
\$1,345
\$1,354
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\$1,455
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## The transportation model method for evaluating location alternatives minimizes total:

sources.
destinations.
capacity.
demand.
shipping cost.
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## An automobile manufacturer that has eight assembly plants and thousands of dealers throughout the United States can find the optimal distribution plan by using:

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II only
II or III
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I or IV
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## Which of the following is not information needed to use the transportation model?

capacity of the sources
demand of the destinations
unit shipping costs
unit shipping distances
All of the choices are necessary.
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## The transportation method is a linear programming technique. Linearity is present in the following way:

The cost of goods shipped from any source to any destination is a linear function of quantity shippeD.
The cost of goods shipped from any source to any destination is a linear function of the cost per unit.
The total cost associated with a given plan is a linear function of shipping costs.
Cell evaluations require linear horizontal movements through the matrix.
Cell evaluations are linear.
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## Which of the following are assumptions or requirements of the transportation method?

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II and III
I, II, and IV
I and III
I, II, III, and IV
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## Which of the following is not an assumption of the transportation model?

Actual supply and demand must be equal.
Shipping costs per unit are constant per unit.
Items to be shipped are homogeneous.
There is only one transportation route between each source and destination.
There is only one transportation mode between each source and destination.
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## Which of the following is the information needed to use the transportation model?(I) A list of the sources and each one's capacity(II) A list of the destinations and each one's demand(III) The unit cost of shipping items from each source to each destination

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## A campaign manager for a political candidate must arrange the shipment of 150 cartons of campaign buttons from three button producers to three campaign headquarters. The supplies and demands, and the per-carton transportation costs, are shown below: Which of the following is a constraint for the customer (campaign headquarters)?

2X11 + 9X21 + X31 = 20
5X12 + 3X22 + 8X32 = 70
X11 + X12 + X13 = 50
X12 + X22 + X32 = 70
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## In a transportation problem with three locations and two destinations, the objective function is as follows: Min 20X11 + 18X21 + 23X31 + 16X12 + 14X22 + 12X32. How much does it cost to ship one unit from location 2 to destination 1?

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## In a transportation problem with three locations and two destinations, the objective function is as follows: Min 20X11 + 18X21 + 23X31 + 16X12 + 14X22 + 12X32. How much does it cost to ship one unit from location 1 to destination 2?

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## A transportation planner has set up the following spreadsheet formulation of a transportation problem: This model indicates that it costs ________ dollars to ship one unit from location(s) _______ to location(s) ___ .

60; I; A, B, & C
30; I, II, & III; A
5; II; B
9; II; A
7; III; C
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