Introduction Danshui Plant No.2 is a contract manufacturer locating in southern China and was assembles electronic products for companies wishing to save labor costs and they are using semiskilled labor for less than 1 dollar an hour. In August 2010, Danshui Plant No.2 in southern China has a 1 year contract in the period between 1 June 2010 and 31 May 2011 with Apple incorporation to assemble the Apple iPhone 4. Based on the contract, Danshui need to assemble 2.4 million iPhones within 1 year.
ACCOUNTING FOR BUSINESS DECISION MAKING (MBSA 1413) DANSHUI CASE STUDY PREPARED FOR DR. SULAIMAN ARIS PREPARED BY MUHAMMAD ASHRAF BIN LISMAN (MBS141031) KHAIRUL IKHSAN BIN SELAMAT (MR 121159) ROHESWARAN GANEASON (MR 131107) 9TH MAY 2015 Questions: Danshui Plant No. 2 1. Using budget data, how many Apple iPhone 4’s would have to have been completed for Danshui Plant No. 2 to break even? Variable Costs = Material Cost + Labor Cost + Shipping Cost = 187.89+13.11+1.06 = 202.06 / Unit Fixed
INTRODUCTION DANSHUI Plant No.2 is located in southern China was a contract manufacturer that assembled electronic products for companies wishing to save labor costs. DANSHUI was getting a one-year contract with apple Inc. to assemble 2.4 million iPhones. It was very anxious when in the first three months of the contract, the plant is unable to be assembled as many as the expected and its operating at a loss. The plant has had difficulty hiring enough workers despite raising wages to 35%. In
the Danshui Plant No. 2 to assemble the new iPhones. Danshui Plant No.2, a contract manufacturer in southern China that assembles electronic products for companies wishing to save on labor costs, received a one-year contract starting on June 1, 2010 with the Apple Corporation to assemble 2.4 million iPhone 4s. In the first three months of the contract it became obvious that the plant was unable to assemble the expected 200,000 iPhones per month and was operating at a loss. Although the plant is