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Unformatted text preview: whole process can only process 12*100=1200 orders per day. (b) 1200/80 = 15 hours. Both Picking and packing workers need to work 15 hours a day. (c) 12* (100-80) = 240 orders waiting to be picked during a day. None waits for packing because packing worker works faster than picking worker. (d) At the current process setup, packing station has the lowest utilization rate (it is starving!). So, there are two solutions. One is to assign packing worker to part of the picking work. The other is to add a station parallel to picking with the process rate of 40 orders/hour....
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course MGBU 3438 taught by Professor Dr.sarahj.wu during the Spring '08 term at Fordham.
- Spring '08