Economic Order Quantity
natalie
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Hiya Everyone
Would anyone be able to help me with how to work out the Economic order Quantity? I have the following information:
7500 litres per year (50 weeks)
2 week delay when ordering stock
cost of order = £20.00
Cost of keeping 1 litre for a year = £1.00
Buffer stock needed of 1 week
thanks a lot
nat :x
Would anyone be able to help me with how to work out the Economic order Quantity? I have the following information:
7500 litres per year (50 weeks)
2 week delay when ordering stock
cost of order = £20.00
Cost of keeping 1 litre for a year = £1.00
Buffer stock needed of 1 week
thanks a lot
nat :x
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If you have access to the Osborne Costing tutorial book, then page 42 explains it.
The formula they give is 2 x annual usage x ordering cost/stock holding cost, then hit the square root button on your calculator.0