## Least Cost Entry Method For Transportation Problem

Least Cost Entry Method For Transportation Problem Least cost entry method (also known as Matrix Minima Method) is a method of finding initial basic feasible solution for a transportation problem. Consider a general transportation problem with $m$ origins and $n$ destinations. Origin Destination $D_1$ $D_2$ $\cdots$ $D_j$ $\cdots$ $D_n$ Availability $O_1$ $c_{11}$ $c_{12}$ $\cdots$ $c_{1j}$ …