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Operations And Supply Chain Management
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Operations And Supply Chain Management

Operations And Supply Chain Management

Book edition 14th
Author(s) F. Robert Jacobs
Pages 800 pages
ISBN 9780078024023

Short Answer

The Microsoft Excel function was used to solve the transportation model.

Solver is the Microsoft Excel function used to solve the transportation model.

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About Solver

Solver is an MS Excel add-in program used to perform what-if analysis. It is used to solve the maximum or the minimum value in a spreadsheet cell called an Objective cell.

Importance of solver

A solver is used to solve linear programming, aka linear optimization problems, and that is why a solver is sometimes also called a linear programming solver.

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