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Unformatted text preview: MGMT 36100: HW 3 50 Points Due: March 3, 20 11 Question 1 (10 points: 5, 5) Consider problem 8 in the chapter titled Aggregate Planning (Chapter 4, page 197). Use a total production capacity of 6,000 cases a month: 5,000 cases regular time, 400 overtime, and 600 subcontracting. Develop an aggregate plan in each of the following two cases and then calculate the total cost over the planning horizon. (a) Using chase strategy, with the constraints listed below, answer questions i, ii, iii, and iv Cannot exceed capacity. No shortages are permitted. Avoid subcontracting as much as possible. a.i. Show the basic plan [1 point] (Use table provided on cover sheet) a.ii. Make adjustments to achieve a final plan [2 point] (Use table provided on cover sheet) a.iii. Explain your adjustments [1 point] a.iv. What are the total costs? [1 point] (b) Using level strategy, with the constraints listed below, answer questions i, ii, iii, and iv. Cannot exceed capacity. No shortages are permitted. Inventories cannot exceed 2200. Keep plan as level as possible (even if that means using more subcontracting)....
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2012 for the course MGMT 361 taught by Professor Panwalker during the Spring '10 term at Purdue.
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