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Davids Sport Supplies is a store that sells sports equipment

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David's Sport Supplies is a store that sells sports equipment and gear for teenagers and young adults. David's is in the process of assigning the location of storage areas in its warehouse to minimize the number of trips made to retrieve needed items.

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Dock Aisle

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Given in the table below are the departments that need to be located, the number of trips made per week for each department, and the area needed by each department.


Trips to and Area
Department from Dock Needed

1. Baseball equipment 160 2
2. Football gear 100 1
3. Hockey equipment 150 3
4. Basketball equipment 120 1
5. Sports clothes 270 3

Which location scheme is the best?

Dock 1 2 3 3 5
Aisle
1 4 3 5 5
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Dock 5 5 3 1 2
A
5 3 3 1 4
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Dock 5 5 1 4 3
A
5 2 1 3 3
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Dock 1 5 5 4 3
A
1 5 2 3 3
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Dock 4 5 5 1 3
A
2 5 1 3 3
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