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    Kanban usage of products

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    Weekly Usage of a product is 8 units. The plant operates 50 weeks per year, this lead to an annual usage of 400 units. The setup cost is $40 and annualized carrying cost is $80. Weekly production of this product is 12 units. Lead time is 4 weeks and Safety Stock is 1 week's production.

    What is the optimal Kanban size?
    What is the optimal number of Kanbans?

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    Solution Summary

    The optimal size and numbers of Kanban produced each week is determined.

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