Location Factor Rating & Center of Gravity in Site Planning


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Which of these is taken into account with the center of gravity method of site selection?

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1. What does the location factor rating most resemble?

2. What does the location factor rating take into account?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your knowledge of two of the methods used when deciding where to locate a business with this quiz and worksheet. Knowledge of the processes involved in location factor rating and center of gravity method is required for success on these assessments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments focus on:

  • Number of sites presented by the center of gravity method
  • The center of gravity method of site selection
  • Characteristics of the location factor rating

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding factors considered by location factor rating
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on site planning
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding what strategy is used to select a distribution center site based on distance and shipments

Additional Learning

Learn ways companies choose sites for construction and expansion by reviewing the lesson titled Location Factor Rating & Center of Gravity in Site Planning. You will be able to do the following once you complete the lesson:

  • Identify the most appropriate method for determining a site
  • Understand the steps in the different methods
  • Analyze prospective sites for expansion