(SOLVED) Carts Corporation is trying to determine how long it takes


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Carts Corporation is trying to determine how long it takes for one product to pass through the production process. The following information was gathered regarding how many days the product spent in various production activities:
Activity Number of Days
Inspection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Handling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Painting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Packaging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
a. Which of the above activities are value-added?
b. What is Carts’ total cycle time?
c. Determine Carts’ manufacturing efficiency ratio.
d. If Carts implements a total quality management program and a just-in-time inventory system, which of the above activities could be eliminated? What would be the change in Carts’ manufacturing efficiency ratio?

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