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Question D 

Generate the Master Production Schedule for this product at your facility.
You have 20 items in your beginning inventory.
The Lot Size is to be in multiples of 75.
Week

Forecast

Customer orders (committed)

Projected On-Hand

MPS

ATP

October
1
2

3

4

1,461
1,850
2,084
2,324


Question L
You work for a landscaping company.
You need four poles and 2 cubic yards of mulch for every tree that is planted.
Calculate the Material Requirements Plan below.

The beginning inventory for each item has been given.


Question A
Your company is planning the next 5 months of production and you are to develop the high level (aggregate) plan.

The costs are given in the table below.

The marketing department prefers to never allow backorders if possible.

The company’s level strategy keeps your workforce fully utilized while first allowing overtime production
(up to 100 crates per period) and then using your subcontractor (up to 35 crates per period).

Note that one additional employee was added in period 3 to increase regular production.

The forecast is given below.

Warehouse B reports that you have 42 crates to begin with.
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