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This research aims to present a truck arrangement in order to minimize transportation cost. A case study is a large beverage distribution company in Thailand. The company transports the product from a regional distribution center (Northeastern) to the 18 sub warehouses with five different sizes of truck. A truck arrangement was complex and inappropriate resulted in a waste cost. This research purposes a Mixed Integer Linear Programming Model (MILP) to solve problem. This Model was evaluated on LINGO 11.0 and validated by comparing the answers obtained from the program with the case study. The truck selection needs the same four maximum demands.
It was found that the model was accurate and could be answered in accordance with
the objectives of the research. The result demonstrates that the purpose method decreased
the transportation cost 11.34 percent or 3,203,951.55 Baht per year.
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