ExamTutorials.com_BSOP330 Week 7 Lab Assignments Chapter 16, problems 16.1, 16.3, 16.5, and 16.9 (pa

# ExamTutorials.com_BSOP330 Week 7 Lab Assignments Chapter 16, problems 16.1, 16.3, 16.5, and 16.9 (pa

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Chapter 16, problems 16.1, 16.3, 16.5, and 16.9 (pages 640-641) 16.1 Leblanc Electronics, Inc., in Nashville, produces short runs of custom airwave scanners for the defense industry. You have been asked by the owner, Larry Leblanc, to reduce inventory by introducing a kanban system. After several hours of analysis, you develop the following data for scanner connectors used in one work cell. How many kanbans do you need for this connector? Daily demand 1,000 connectors Lead time 2 days Safety stock day Kanban size 500 connectors Ans: Number of kanbans (Containers) = [ (1000 * 2) + ½ * 1000] / 500 Number of kanbans (Containers) = 2500 /500 = 5 Nos. 16.3 Chris Millikan Manufacturing, Inc., is moving to kan-bans to support its telephone switching-board assembly lines. Determine the size of the kanban for subassemblies and the number of kanbans needed. Ans:

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First, we determine the kanban size. To do this, we determine the Production Order Quantity. which determines our kanban size. Qp = SQRT [ (2* 2500 * 30) / (120 * (1-10/20))] Qp = SQRT (150000 /60) Qp = SQRT (2500) = 50 Then we determine the number of kanbans.
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