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Operations Management

Given the product structure tree and inventory status report above, and the blank MRP schedule form, answer the following 2 questions. [The Spares Demand represents independent demand for items, which will add to any dependent demand you compute. The demand for the end item is shown on the MRP form sheet.] You must show your work on the MRP worksheet.

a). What is the correct planned order release for item C in week 3? (Note the lot size
rule given here.)
Answer: _______________________.

b) What is the correct gross requirement for item B in week 5?
Answer: _______________________

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a.) In order to answer this problem, you need to fill out the MRP Record Form for A and C. You know you'll need 50 of item A in week 6. You already have 10 on hand. That means that, in order to fill the order in week 6, you'll need to have 40 more of A ready by then.

Item A requires 1 week to make once all of its constituent ...

Solution Summary

The solution discusses questions related to operations management. It determines the planned order release and the correct planned order release for an item.