(SOLVED) Kari Kl r AS buys and sells fabrics to a wide range


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Kari-Klær AS buys and sells fabrics to a wide range of industrial and consumer users. One of the products it carries is denim cloth, used in the manufacture of jeans and carrying bags. The supplier for the denim cloth pays all incoming freight. No incoming inspection of the denim is necessary because the supplier has a track record of delivering high-quality merchandise. The purchasing officer of Kari-Klær has collected the following information:
Annual demand for denim cloth…………………………………… 20 000 metres
Ordering costs per purchase order…………………………………………… €160
Carrying costs per year………………………………………20% of purchase cost
Safety stock requirements…………………………………………………….None
Cost of denim cloth …………………………………………………..€8 per metre
The purchasing lead time is two weeks. Kari-Klær is open 250 days a year (50 weeks for 5 days a week).
Required
1. Calculate the EOQ for denim cloth.
2. Calculate the number of orders that will be placed each year.
3. Calculate the reorder point for denim cloth.

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