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The Kimble Firefighting Equipment Company Makes Alarm Valves. It Has Two Assembly Plants: Plant A In Atlanta And Plant B In Buffalo.
The Kimble Firefighting Equipment Company Makes Alarm Valves. It Has Two Assembly Plants: Plant A In Atlanta And Plant B In Buffalo. Plant A Can Produce At Most 8000 Alarm Valves And Plant B Can Produce At Most 10000 Alarm Valves. The Cost To Produce An Alarm Valve Is $12 At Plant A And $18 At Plant B. All The Alarm Valves Produced Are Shipped To Two
The Kimble Firefighting Equipment Company makes alarm valves. It has two assembly plants: Plant A in Atlanta and Plant B in Buffalo. Plant A can produce at most 8000 alarm valves and Plant B can produce at most 10000 alarm valves. The cost to produce an alarm valve is $12 at plant A and $18 at Plant B. All the alarm valves produced are shipped to two warehouse locations, one in Pittsburgh and one in Savannah. The grid below shows the distance between these locations:
The current cost per mile to ship is $0.03.
- The current cost per mile to ship is $0.03. Calculate the total cost to produce and ship an alarm valve from each location to each warehouse. Put your answers into a matrix like the one above.
Warehouse 1 Warehouse 2
Plant A: 685 miles 248 miles
Plant B: 215 miles 907 miles