The X is a standard item stocked in a company's

1.    The X is a standard item stocked in a company's inventory of component parts. Each year the firm, on a random basis, uses about 2,000 of item X, which costs $25 each. Storage costs, which include insurance and cost of capital, amount to $5 per unit of average inventory. Every time an order is placed for more item X, it costs $10.

a. Whenever item X is ordered, what should be the order size?

b. What is the annual cost for ordering item X?

c. What is the annual cost for storing item X?


2.    The X is a standard item stocked in a company as inventory of component parts. Each year the firm, on a random basis, uses about 2,000 of item X, which costs $25 each. Storage costs, which include insurance and cost of capital, amount to $5 per unit of average inventory. Every time an order is placed for more items X, it costs $10.

a. Whenever item X is ordered, what should be the order size?

b. What is the annual cost for ordering item X?

c. What is the annual cost for storing item X?


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