CRPJ Inc. ( “CRPJ”} manufactures at its plant in Longueuil, the product P from a variety ofcomponents from suppliers one located in the Montreal metropolitan area, the others in Ontario,British Columbia and the United States United. The factory capacity is 200 P units per week. The factory manager wants to plan production for the next six weeks. The table below describesthe demand forecast for this period. The ﬁrst line gives the number of units that CRPJ hascommitted to deliver to regular customers. They absorb a signiﬁcant part of the factory’sproduction and ensure its ﬁnancial stability. Therefore, CRPJ management agrees to respond totheir orders, even if sometimes it incurs a shortfall. The second line indicates the maximumquantity ofuhjt that CRPJ could sell in addition to orders from regular customers. Demand (in units) of product P weeks 1 2 3 6orders 154 145Additionnal T0 T5demand total 1?? 207 220 Deliveries are made at the end of each week. Units that are not delivered in a given week arestored at the factory. The factory can keep a maximum of 50 units, the storage cost beingestimated at $ 3 per unit per week. On Monday of week 1, the factory will have 20 units ofproduct P in stock.
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