Question: The BackPack Company produces a line of backpacks The manager

The BackPack Company produces a line of backpacks. The manager, Jill Nicholas, is interested in using a level aggregate plan. Inventories and back orders will be used to handle demand fluctuations. She has asked you to develop such a plan.
(a) Calculate the aggregate production rate.
(b) Calculate the appropriate workforce given the aggregate production rate.
(c) Show what would happen if this plan were implemented.
(d) Calculate the costs of this plan.
(e) Evaluate the plan in terms of cost, customer service, operations, and human resources.

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