The first (R,Q) model in this section assumes that the

The first (R,Q) model in this section assumes that the total shortage cost is proportional to the amount of demand that cannot be met from on-hand inventory. Similarly, the second model assumes that the service level constraint is in terms of the fill rate, the fraction of all customer demand that can be met with on-hand inventory. Consider the following variations of these models. The first, labeled model 3, assumes that a shortage cost is incurred on every order cycle that experiences a stockout. This cost is independent of the size of the stockout. The second model, labeled model 4, prescribes a service level constraint but now on the fraction of order cycles that experience no stockouts. a. In each of these new models, you need to calculate the probability of a stockout during an order cycle. This is the probability that the demand during lead time is greater than the safety stock. Assuming that demand during lead time is normally distributed, how can this probability be calculated? b. Given your method in part a, solve the model from Example 12.6 when the cost of having a shortage in any cycle is $100, and all other parameters are as before. What are the optimal reorder point and the safety stock level? c. Continuing part b, what model 4 service level constraint is this $100 stockout cost equivalent to?
Place your order
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more