Question:-
A manufacture’s master product schedule of product is given below:
Period planned week – 1 week – 2 week – 3 week – 4 week – 5 week – 6
Planned production 50 100 100 100 150 50
each product requires a purchased component A in its sub-assembly. Before the start of week – 1, there are 400 components of type A in stock. The lead time to procure this component is 2 weeks and the order quantity is 400. Number of components A per product is only one. The manufacturer should place the order for :
Option (A)
400 components in week-1
Option (B)
400 components in week-3
Option(C)
200 components in week-1 and 200 components in week-3
Option(D)
400 components in week-5
Correct Option:
(B)
Question Solution:
Order quantity = 400
Lead time = 2 week
Week
1 2 3 4 5 6
Planned production 50 100 100 100 150 50
Receipts 400
Available on hands | 400 350 250 150 50 300 250
Planned order Release 400
The manufacture should place the order for 400 component in week-3
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