Comparative Study of Efficiency of Integer Programming, Simplex Method and Transportation Method in Linear Programming Problem (LPP)
American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Statistics
Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2015, Pages: 85-88
Received: Mar. 8, 2015;
Accepted: Mar. 24, 2015;
Published: Mar. 31, 2015
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Ayansola Olufemi Aderemi, Department of Mathematics and Statistic, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
Oyenuga Iyabode Favour, Department of Mathematics and Statistic, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
Abimbola Latifat Adebisi, Department of Mathematics and Statistic, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
In this paper, we present a Linear Programming Problem (LPP) to minimize the cost of transportation of NBC, PLC products from three distribution centres to ten depots. Three methods of analysis were considered namely: Integer Programming, simplex method and transportation method via computer packages. The result of the analysis revealed that, the cost of transportation from these distribution centres to all the 10 depots are the same. That is, the optimal cost is N9, 127, 776.
Ayansola Olufemi Aderemi,
Oyenuga Iyabode Favour,
Abimbola Latifat Adebisi,
Comparative Study of Efficiency of Integer Programming, Simplex Method and Transportation Method in Linear Programming Problem (LPP), American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Statistics.
Vol. 4, No. 3,
2015, pp. 85-88.
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