The Transportation Model Method: Uses & Examples


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Which of the following best describes the use of the transportation model?

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1. You are completing a transportation model for your company. You have a list of sources and destinations. What else do you need to complete the analysis?

2. Based on the following transportation model, factory W has the lowest cost per unit. If we allocate all units to this factory, how much can we supply them?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you comprehend about using the transportation model method. Answer questions on key study points like what the transportation model is used for and how to complete an analysis when doing a transportation model for a company.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be assessed on these topics:

  • The number of units that can be supplied to a given company in a sample problem
  • An assumption made when developing the transportation model
  • Situations to which the transportation model may be applied

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the transportation model method
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a description of the transportation model method
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what kind of situations the transportation model can be used for and how it's completed

Additional Learning

The lesson named The Transportation Model Method: Uses & Examples will cover the following points of study:

  • Data elements associated with the model
  • Example of the model in terms of supply and demand
  • The intuitive approach
  • Locations associated with the transportation model