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Survey of Accounting (Accounting I)

8th Edition
Carl Warren
ISBN: 9781305961883

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Survey of Accounting (Accounting I)

8th Edition
Carl Warren
ISBN: 9781305961883
Textbook Problem

Just-in-time as a strategy
The American textile industry has moved much of its operations offshore in the pursuit of lower labor costs. Over the past 50 years, textile imports have risen from 2% of all textile production to over 70%. Offshore manufacturers make long runs of standard mass-market apparel items. These are then brought to the United States in container ships, requiring significant time between original order and delivery. As a result, retail customers must accurately forecast market demands for imported apparel items.
Assuming that you work for a U.S.-based textile company, how would you recommend responding to the low-cost imports?

To determine

Concept Introduction:

In just I time terminology an entity purchases stock as and when it is required in manufacturing process. If any entity follows Just in time, it will save inventory cost. i.e. storage cost.

To Prepare:

To Decide about whether just in time to be adopted or not.

Explanation

Here in the present scenario company can't use Just in Time Methodology because company has to import the goods from other place and it will take some time. So company has to estimate demand in advanc...

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