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Material Handling Cost

Michael Plumb's job shop has four work areas, A, B, C, and D. Distance between centers of the work areas are attatched in Excel.
Work pieces moved per week between work areas are attached in Excel.

It costs Michael $1 to move 1 work piece 1 foot.

The weekly total material handling cost of the layout= $___


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