Operations Research: Transportation Problem: A Special Case for Linear Programming Problems

James E. Reeb and Scott Leavengood
EM 8779 | Published June 2002, Reviewed 2017


Explains how to use linear programming (a mathematics-based planning exercise) to find the best way to allocate scarce resources--labor, materials, machines, capital--so that costs are minimized and profits maximized.

Part of the Performance Excellence in the Wood Products Industry publication series.

About the authors

James E. Reeb

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