Crew Soccer Shoes Company is considering a change of their current inventory control system for soccer shoes. The information regarding the shoes is given below.
Average demand = 200 pairs/week
Lead time = 3 weeks
Order cost = $65/order
Holding cost = $4.00/pair/yr
Desired service level = 95 percent
Standard deviation of weekly demand = 50
Number of weeks per year = 52
The company decides to use a fixed order quantity system. What is the economic order quantity? What should be the reorder point to have a 95 percent service level? Explain how the system will operate.

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