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    Please help with the following problem.

    Canning Transport is to move goods from three factories to three distribution centers. Information about the move is given below. Give the network model and the linear programming model for this problem.

    Supply at Source Demand at Destination
    200 A 250 I
    100 B 125 II
    150 C 125 III

    Source B cannot ship to destination III

    Shipping costs are:

    I II III
    A 3 2 5
    B 9 10 12
    C 5 6 4

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    The total supply is only 450, which obviously cannot meet the total demand (500), ...

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    A network model transportation problem is solved. It helps with a supply capacity and demand satisfaction problem. The solution is detailed and well presented. Diagrams and equations are provided.