Learning Goal: I’m working on a business case study and need the explanation and answer to help me learn.

The objective of the project is to practice your business thinking, writing, and communication skills. A written report is required for the following project from the textbook: Southern Brewery . Please submit your final report into the Assignments on CANVAS before the due date. The project report carries 10% of the grade.

Final report should be between 10 to 20 pages, double spaced and typed in font Times New Roman, size 12. Please number the pages in the final report. The final report should have an Executive Summary (called Abstract in the academic circles), a Table of Contents and a List of References. The final report should answer the questions listed at the end of the case.

The purpose of this case study is to provide students with the opportunities to design a distribution network where plant location is an issue. The students first need to identify the major costs and alternatives that are important to such a problem. Second, the students should apply the transportation method of linear programming (refer to the PPT file in ) the to assist in the analysis of alternatives using either TRANLP module in LOGWARE (attached in the ) or Excel (attached in the ) . Finally, the students should consider factors other than those in the analysis that might alter the course of their recommendations. Please make sure to answer the three questions listed at the end of the case in your project report.