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-Xènia Berrio-

Proposed exercise:

A hospital maintains in stock a resuscitation device that has a normal distribution. The average demand during the delivery period is 350 devices and the standard deviation is 10 devices. They decide to maintain a level of security stock that guarantees a level of service of 95%. The lead time is 2 days.

  1. What is the security stock to keep?
  1. What is the reorder point?

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-Xènia Berrio-

Proposed exercise:

A consumer goods Company seeks to determine the daily routes to get its products to its customers from the distribution center. The data of average customer demand and distance between distribution center and each customer are indicated in the table below. Each vehicle can handle up 12 tons of load. Use the savings method to solve the problem. (más…)

-Sandra Maresma-

Proposed exercise:

Bottle Firm is an enterprise dedicated to produce bottles of water. Last year, a new warehouse center was established in Sea Town and their stores and its distance to the center are put in the following table:

Distance to the  center 8 5 6 5
Center 1 2 3 4
1 4 7 11
2 5 7
3 3

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-Jesús Zomeño Castro-

As in the exercises of the seminar about inventory management we did not practice it much I want to show you an exercise for the blog that I made about MRP to practice a little bit and refresh some ideas of the materials requirements at different levels of production.

Proposed exercise & solution: business-logistics-exercise

-Nicholas Connell-

Proposed exercise: 

John, a small business owner is trying to figure out the best possible routing options for his deliveries. The trucks have a capacity of 65 items and deliveries need to be made to six clients in the area. Use the following demand and distance information to create routes for John. (más…)

-Paola Sancho-

Proposed exercise:

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Proposed solution: paola-exercise-seminar-4

 

Laura Garcia Blazquez-

Proposed exercise: 

A company has 4 distribution centers and plans to open a new central warehouse. The volume and the center coordinates of each distribution are indicated in the table. Using the gravity center method, what are the coordinates of the new store? (más…)

-Catherine Fitzgerald-

Proposed exercise: 

A truck has to travel to different stores in different cities and towns in the United States in New York and New Jersey. The distance in miles between each pair of stores is indicated below. Determine a good route for this truck that leaves from New York and returns to (más…)

-Anna Lloan Rendé-

Proposed exercise:

A van has to travel across different malls and boutiques in different cities to collect various products. The distance between each pair of stores is indicated below. (más…)

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