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Strategize the best location for new hubs for the service arm and the best location and set up strategies for the manufacturing arm of Going Inc. In your calculations, consider methodologies such as: • Weighted • Center of gravity • Location break-even analysis • Transportation method (linear programming). Explain the principle on which you make these recommendations. Individual Projects: Please submit your assignment.

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MGT636-IP5NameClassDateProfessorMGT636-IP5 Facility planning is essential to ensuring a smooth manufacturing and service process. The location and set up of the facility can have a direct impact on production and the ability of Going, Inc to deliver the product to customers. When determining the best hubs for the service arm and the manufacturing arm of Going, Inc the strategy that will be used should save the company time and money and ensure a smooth continuous service and production process. The location strategy of any organization should result in a maximize benefit for the service and manufacturing division. The first location decision for the service department is what areas of service will be provided to the customer. This includes determining plane routes and plane schedules as well as the types of flight routes that will be provided by Going, Inc. The more locations or flight routes that made are available to the customer the better the opportunity for Going, Inc to meet the customers traveling needs. When determining global flight routes and locations of service hubs Going, Inc will need to take into account political, cultural, and economic issues that could affect location decisions. Going, Inc will need to consider locations of markets, labor availability, availability of supplies, and communication processes before making a determination of the best location for Going, Incs service and manufacturing divisions.

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