Compute the projected beginning and ending inventory


Problem: The production planner of Omega Optical, a manufacturer of industrial lenses, developed the following production plan for the next 4 periods.

Period 1 Period 2 Period 3 Period 4

Demand Forecast 40000 70000 30000 55000
Beginning Inventory 9000
Planned Production 48000 48000 48000 48000
Ending Inventory

Q1. Is the production planner following a chase demand or a level capacity strategy?

Q2. Compute the projected beginning and ending inventory for each period. Possible backorders may be shown by a negative inventory.

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