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Optimization of transportation problem in manufacturing company

Ibrahim, Nor Syairah and Abdul Rahim, Mohd Kamarul Irwan (2015) Optimization of transportation problem in manufacturing company. In: Symposium on Technology Management and Logistics (STMLGoGreen), 8-9 December 2015, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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This study is about the problem of combining the functions of production and transport to a manufacturing company producing a wide range of specialty products for instruct environments by conducting the type of delivery in business. Transportation issues including how production in conditions, where there are several locations and also provides supplies to some destinations by ensuring that the amount of transportation costs can be reduced.The aim of solving transportation problems is to reduce the cost of shipping goods from one location to another to be delivered within a stated time in accordance with the requirements of each region and each delivery location and also ensure that it operates according to its ability.This research explores to see the problems and how to solve the transportation problems in manufacturing company.More specifically, there are two objectives of this research, which is to reduce transport costs and to maximize profit-making companies.This study practice qualitative methodology and the data analysed using AMPL model.The findings from this research provide the significant value such as in minimization of total cost and consumption of certain limited resources such as energy. Generally, it can be concluded that problem of transportation in manufacturing company will be optimize in many ways to achieved the purpose of transportation area.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 9789670910178 Organized By: School Of Technology Management & Logistics, Universiti Utara Malaysia. Collaboration With: Pusat Kerjasama Universiti-Industri Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Optimization, transportation problem, manufacturing company
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Dr. Mohd Kamarul Irwan Abdul Rahim
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2016 07:36
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2016 07:36

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