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Problem 1:

Hau Lee Furniture, Inc., described in Example 1 of this chapter, finds its current profit of $10,000 inadequate. The bank is insisting on an improved profit picture prior to approval of a loan for some new equipment. Hau would like to improve the profit line to $25,000 so he can obtain the bank’s approval for the loan.

a) What percentage improvement is needed in the supply chain strategy for profit to improve to $25,000? What is the cost of material with a $25,000 profit?

b) What percentage improvement is needed in the sales strategy for profit to improve to $25,000? What must sales be for profit to improve to $25,000?

Problem 2:

Baker Mfg. Inc. wishes to compare its inventory turnover to those of industry leaders, who have turnover of about 13 times per year and 8% of their assets invested in inventory.

a) What is Baker’s inventory turnover?

b) What is Baker’s percent of assets committed to inventory?

c) How does Baker’s performance compare to the industry leaders?

ARROW DISTRIBUTING CORP.

BAKER MFG. INC.

Net revenue

$ 27,500

Cost of sales

$ 21,500

Inventory

$ 1,250

Total assets

$ 16,600

Problem 3:

The grocery industry has an annual inventory turnover of about 14 times. Organic Grocers, Inc. had a cost of goods sold last year of $10.5 million; its average inventory was $1.0 million. What was Organic Grocers’s inventory turnover, and how does that performance compare with that of the industry?

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