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Inventory Management 1 Inventory Management: Southwestern University Diego Ibarra 11/14/2020 Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Inventory Management 2 Executive Summary This report provides an analysis and recommendation on the inventory management of Southwestern University (SWU) regarding their football programs and game inserts. In tabular form, the order quantity that would create the least ordering and holding cost with the program and game insert cost is identified for two alternatives: Quality Printing and First Printing. The costs are then compared to choose the option that would minimize cost for SWU.
Inventory Management 3 Inventory Management: Southwestern University Southwestern University's football program's recent success is causing problems for SWU's president, Joel Wisner. Increasing game-day attendance is raising complaints. One of which is a shortage of programs at some game. With the need to fuel the stadium expansion, SWU is looking for a guaranteed revenue stream. The high-profit game programs could easily be a source. This report analyzes the better of two alternative printing options for the game program and inserts to identify which would have the minimum cost to maximize contribution to the new expansion. Assumptions Each game day could have an attendance of 60,000 people for each of the five home games with an estimate of two out three persons buying a program. There is an estimated demand for 40,000 game programs at each game and a total of 200,000 programs for the season. There are two offers for Southwestern University: Sam Taylor of Quality Printing, a local Stephenville printer, and First Printing in Ft. Worth owned by Michael Shader, an SWU alumnus.

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