A Canadian online flower delivery organization considers whether to source more blooms from its current developing areas and which of those future ideal given its present business sector. What might be the benefits of opening a logistics office in Miami?
1. Develop an optimal Bloomex shipping plan for the proposed network (in boxes per week).
2. Utilize the Miami transshipment facility and the Toronto and Vancouver facilities as transshipment centers, as needed.
3. What is the total cost of the Bloomex shipping plan you suggest?
4. What considerations other than cost should be factored into this proposed network restructuring decision?