Unformatted text preview: 4. (24 points) First City Bank orders cash from the Federal Reserve Board to meet daily transaction needs.
Linda Davis, the operations manager, estimates that $5,000,000 in cash will be needed next
month. She has estimated that the cost to order, receive, and store each shipment of cash from
the Federal Reserve Board will be $675 per shipment. First City Bank is open for business 250
days each year. These are considered its working days for the year. The bank’s related carrying
cost for cash is 0.65 percent per month. That is, each dollar help in the bank’s vault costs
$00065 per month in foregone proﬁts. Think of the item as a $1 unit of cash. a) How much should Linda order from the Federal Reserve Board each time a cash order is
placed if she wants to minimize her cost? b) What is the expected total annual holding cost plus ordering cost? 0) If the lead time is 3 days what is the reorder point and what is the inventory position
immediately after placing the order? d) If it is against First City Bank’s policy to order more than $750,000 when placing cash order.
How much should it order each time? Explain or support your answer. ...
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- Summer '08
- Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Board, First City Bank