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    Operations Management - Leblanc Electronics, Inc.

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    Leblanc Electronics, Inc., in Nashville, produces short runs of custom airwave scanners for the defense industry. You have been asked by the owner, Larry Leblanc, to reduce inventory by introducing a kanban system. After several hours of analysis, you develop the following data for scanner connectors used in one work cell. How many kanbans do you need for this connector? _____________ Round to the next whole number

    Daily demand 500 connectors
    Lead time 1 days
    Safety stock 1/2 day
    Kanban size 400 connectors

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    The expert uses operations management techniques to determine how many kanbans are needed for a connector for Leblanc Electronics, Inc.