The forecasted requirements for a new variety of bread with a longer shelf-life for the next 6

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The forecasted requirements for a new variety of bread with a longer shelf-life for the next 6 weeks are 10, 35, 5, 15, 45, and 25 units. The marketing department has booked orders totaling 8, 40, 5, and 15 units for delivery in the first (current), second, third, and fourth weeks. Currently, 25 units are in stock, ready for dispatch. The production department's policy is to produce in lots of 30 units. Lead time is 1 week.
a. Develop the MPS record for the new bread variety.
b. A retailer places an order for 20 units. What is the appropriate date for the baker to fulfill the entire order?

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Operations Management Processes And Supply Chains

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13th Global Edition

Authors: Lee Krajewski, Naresh Malhotra, Larry Ritzman

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