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Operations Management: Processes and Supply Chains, 12th Edition by Larry P. Ritzman, Manoj K. Malhotra, Lee J. Krajewski

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Active Model Exercise

This Active Model appears in MyLab Operations Management. It allows you to evaluate the relationship between the inventory record data and the planned order releases.

A screenshot shows tables of data with the heading Materials Requirement Plan.

Active Model Material Requirements Planning Using Data from Solved Problem 3 and Table 11.4

Questions

  1. Suppose that the POQ for item B is changed from 3 weeks to 2 weeks. How does this change affect the order releases for items B, C, and D?

  2. As the on-hand inventory for item C increases from 0 to 200, what happens to the order releases for items B, C, and D?

  3. As the fixed order quantity (FOQ) for item D increases from 500 to 750, ...

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