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The sales and marketing departments have both been...




The sales and marketing departments have both been indicating a large increase in the sales forecast for coming years. This is dictating a likely need for more capacity. With the factory currently operating 5 days per week with 1 shift, there are a number of options to achieve increased capacity. As the new cost accountant, determine which of the following options is better for the company, and explain why you chose the option you did; To understand where the bottlenecks are, and to increase capacity and add capital equipment, shifts, or people only to those bottleneck areas, To increase the factory's capacity with added equipment and perhaps building expansion; To line up more vendors to outsource added capacity needs, To go to multiple-shift, or 24/7, operations to make better use of the capacity the factory already has


Paper#10921 | Written in 18-Jul-2015

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