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Transportation Modelling

Transportation Modelling
Transportation is the most important part of Logistics & Supply Chain Management. All costs associated with movement of products from one location to another constitute of transportation cost. The average transport costs ranges from 5 to 6 percent of the recommended retail price of the product.

Why Transportation Models are required ?
Companies produce products at locations called Origins and ships these products to customer locations called Destinations.
Each Origin has a limited amount that it can ship, and each Destination must receive a required quantity of the product.
The Transportation Models prove useful when considering alternative facility locations within the framework of existing distribution system.
Each potential plant, warehouse, or distribution centre will require a different allocation of shipments, depending upon its own production or shipping costs and its strategic position in the network.

Transportation Modelling finds the least cost me…

National Stock Exchange (NSE)

National Stock Exchange (NSE)
NSE the 11th largest stock exchange in the world by market capitalization and largest in India by daily turnover and number of trades for both equities and derivatives is located in Mumbai. NSE and BSE are the two most significant stock exchanges in India.
The National Stock Exchange was set up by Government of India on the recommendation of Pherwani Committee in 1991. Promoted by leading financial institutions essentially led by IDBI at the behest of Government of India, it was incorporated in November 1992 as a tax paying company.
In April 1993, it was recognized as a Stock Exchange under "Securities Contracts Regulations Act, 1956".
The National Stock Exchange (NSE) operates a nationwide, electronic market offering trading in Capital Market, Derivatives Market and Currency Derivatives segments including equities, ETFs, Retain Government Securities. NSE currently has about 1400 companies listed with it.

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NSE's Key Index the …

Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)

Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
BSE established in 1875 is Asia's first Stock Exchange. Over the past 137 years, BSE has facilitated the growth of the Indian corporate sector by providing it an efficient capital-raising platform.
BSE provides an efficient and transparent market for trading in equity, debt instruments, derivatives, mutual funds. It also has a platform for trading in equities of small and medium enterprises (SME).
More than 5000 companies are listed on BSE making it the World's No.1 exchange in terms of listed members.  BSE also operates one of the most respected capital market education institutes in the country (The BSE Institute Ltd.)
BSE's popular equity index - "The S&P BSE Sensex" is India's most widely tracked stock market benchmark index. It is traded internationally on the EUREX as well as leading exchanges of the BRCS nations (Brazil, Russia, China, South Africa)
Sensex - Sensex refers to Sensitive Index and is generally associated with the…