A toy manufacturer uses approximately 32,000 silicon chips annually. The chips are used at a steady rate during the 240 days the plant operates. Annual holding cost is P27 per chip and ordering cost is P1,080. Lead time = 1 week. Find the EOQ. Find the reorder point. What would be your ordering policy for this item? Find the total annual cost of ordering and carrying silicon chips.

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A toy manufacturer uses approximately 32,000 silicon chips annually. The chips are used at a steady rate during the 240 days the plant operates. Annual holding cost is P27 per chip and ordering cost is P1,080. Lead time = 1 week.

  1. Find the EOQ.
  2. Find the reorder point.
  3. What would be your ordering policy for this item?
  4. Find the total annual cost of ordering and carrying silicon chips.

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