PRODUCTION/OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (MGT613) FALL 2019
Assignment No: 1
DUE DATE: 28th January, 2020 Learning Outcome:
After attempting this activity student will be able to have an understanding of various types of numerical problems related to inventory management.
Javed manufacturers limited is a manufacturing firm that deals in the production of different sorts of toys in Sialkot city. The firm requires 24,000 wheels per year for the manufacturing of its newly launched Caravan truck series toys. The firm makes its own wheels for the manufacturing of the newly launched toy series at a rate of 600 per day. There is a uniform production of toy trucks over the entire year. The company is incurring a carrying cost of Rs. 3 per wheel a year. The setup cost for the production run of wheels is Rs. 2400. It is believed that the firm operates for 240 days per year.
Considering the above information, you are required to compute the following for Javed Manufacturing Ltd.
- What is Optimal Run Size? (Marks 3)
- Compute the minimum total annual cost for carrying and setup (Marks 3)
- What is cycle time for the optimal run size? (Marks 2)
- Compute the Run Time? (Marks 2)
Provide proper FORMULAS and CALCULATIONS. Failure to this, will lead to deduction of Marks.
SOLUTION GUIDELINES AND INSTRUCTIONS:
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