Clothes, Inc., has an average annual demand for red, medium polo shirts of 25,000 units. The
cost of placing an order is $80 and the cost of carrying one unit in inventory for one year is $25.
a. Use the economic-order-quantity model to determine the optimal order size.
b. Determine the reorder point assuming a lead time of 10 days and a work year of 250 days.
c. Determine the safety stock required to prevent stockouts assuming the maximum lead time is 20 days and the maximum daily demand is 125 units.
H = $25 per unit
C= $80 per order
a. EOQ = SQRT (2 X D X C / H)
=SQRT (25,000 X 2 X 80 / 25)
= 400 Units
The expert examines Clothes, Inc. average annual demand.