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157hmk03_f11 - ARE 157 ANALYSIS FOR PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT...

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ARE 157 Fall 2011 M.Whitney ANALYSIS FOR PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT Homework 3, due Monday, Nov. 21st , in class 1. Toytown, a retail toy store, sells X-Men action figures. It purchases the X-men figurines from Wholesale Brands, a wholesaler of imported products. Wholesale Brands, in turn, orders the toys from X-co Inc., the manufacturer of X-men products. Each firm’s inventory policy is to maintain a safety stock equal to its most recent month’s demand. Retail demand for a typical 6-month period is shown below: Month Q d r Begin. inventory Jan 40 40 Feb 50 Mar 80 Apr 110 May 60 Jun 50 a. Find monthly beginning inventory, amount ordered from wholesaler (Q d w), and ending inventory for the Toytown retail store for the period Jan-June. Assume the firm starts with 40 units of inventory. b. Find monthly beginning inventory, amount ordered from manufacturer (Q d m) and ending inventory for Wholesale Brands, for the same time period. Assume the firm starts with beginning inventory of 40 units. c. Find monthly beginning inventory, amount manufactured (Q s m) and ending inventory for X-Co, for the same time period. Assume starting inventory of 40 units. d.
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course ARE 157 taught by Professor Whitney during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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