I have a scenario in which I have two service centers (A & B) in an area. The capacity of these service centers are different. Service Center A can serve twice as many as Service Center B.

They both are servicing in the same area. The issue is I want exclusive servicing. Meaning the locations Service Center A services cannot be the same as those Service Center B services. Priority would be distance from centers, however because of capacity restraints I understand Service Center A may have to go to locations technically closer to Service Center B.

Is there a particular type of analysis I should begin to explore?

I feel like K-Means almost took me there, but those results generated my service centers as seeds and my serviceable locations (observations) in terms of proximity only and clustered from there.

closed as too broad by PolyGeo Jun 29 '16 at 6:44

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  • I'd define n/3 customers closest to fascilty with smaller capcity, where n is total number of customers. The rest of customers will have to use 2nd fascility – FelixIP Jan 17 '16 at 3:59
  • Voronoi polygons would also be a good starting point. – raphael Feb 7 '16 at 19:13
  • Perhaps providing more details about what you have already tried, and what you found to be its shortcomings may trigger potential answerers to try and do so. – PolyGeo Jun 29 '16 at 6:45
  • I found the perfect tool. ArcGis- Network Analyst - Capacitated Coverage desktop.arcgis.com/en/arcmap/latest/extensions/network-analyst/… – dolyms Jun 30 '16 at 15:05