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    Determine which shipping alternative would be most economical to ship 80 boxes of parts when each box has a price of $200 and the annual holding costs are 30 percent of price, given this shipping information:

    Alternative Shipping Cost (for all 80)
    Overnight $300
    Two-day $260
    Six-day $180

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    Determine which shipping alternative would be most economical to ship 80 boxes of parts when each box has a price of $200 and the annual holding costs are 30 percent of price, given this shipping information: ...

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    This explains the concept of minimizing the shipping cost through a small case example.

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