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Scores FactorWeightFranceDenmark Labor Availability.37060 Per Capita Income.18580 Tax Structure.397570 Education and Health.216070 In-Class Exercise Five.

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1 Scores FactorWeightFranceDenmark Labor Availability Per Capita Income Tax Structure Education and Health In-Class Exercise Five Flags over Florida, a U.S. chain of 10 family-oriented theme parks, has decided to expand overseas by opening its first park in Europe. They are considering two locations: Dijon, France and Copenhagen, Denmark. Use the factor rating method with the data in the following table to determine the best location.

2 Answer France =.3(70) +.1(85) +.39(75) +.21(60) = Denmark =.3(60) +.1(80) +.39(70) +.21(70) = 68

3 Thinking Challenge You’re a planner for Sears. You want to find the best location of a warehouse serving retail stores in: Seattle (50, 60) Aberdeen (20, 35) Spokane (160, 50) Monthly demand is: Seattle 494k units Aberdeen 18k units Spokane 171k units respectively. © 1995 Corel Corp.

4 Centroid Method Grid Seattle (50,60) 494k units Aberdeen (20,35) 18k units Spokane (160,50) 171k units © 1995 Corel Corp.

5 Solution

6 Thinking Challenge Solution Seattle (50,60) 494k units Aberdeen (20,35) 18k units Spokane (160,50) 171k units Warehouse at (77, 57): Wenatchee Nat’l Forest! X © 1995 Corel Corp.


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