A manufacturer of thermostats uses a kanban system to control the flow of materials. The packaging center

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A manufacturer of thermostats uses a kanban system to control the flow of materials. The packaging center processes 10 thermostats an hour and receives completed thermostats every 30 minutes. Containers hold 5 thermostats each.

(a) How many kanbans are needed for the packaging center?

(b) If management decides to keep two thermostats as safety stock, how many kanbans will be needed?


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Operations Management

ISBN: 978-0470325049

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Authors: R. Dan Reid, Nada R. Sanders

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