Supply Chain Connect 1

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Supply Chain Connect 1 1) A copy shop estimates demand to be 30 million pages per year. The store is open 2,500 hours per year. Each machine has a maximum capacity of 850 pages/hour. The company wants to have a 30% capacity cushion. How many copy machines should the company have? Be sure to round any decimal in your answer UP to the next whole integer. 2500 *850 =2125000 2125000*.3 =637500 2125000-637500 = 1487500 30,000,000 / 1487500 = 20.168 = 21 2) Smith company is building a new warehouse. The company expects that the warehouse will receive 100 deliveries from suppliers each day. Each delivery from a supplier takes, on average, 1.5 hours to unload and process. The warehouse will be open 15 hours each day. Smith’s COO wants each receiving door at the warehouse to have a 3 hour capacity cushion. How many receiving doors should the company have? Be sure to round any decimal in your answer UP to the next whole integer. Max capacity = 15 hours

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## This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course SCM 303 taught by Professor Bixbycooper during the Spring '09 term at Michigan State University.

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