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Management of Mittel Rhein AG of Köln, Germany, would like to reduce the amount of time between when a customer places an order and when the order is shipped. For the first quarter of operations

Management of Mittel Rhein AG of Köln, Germany, would like to reduce the amount of time between when a customer places an order and when the order is shipped. For the first quarter of operations during the current year the following data were reported:

 

     
Inspection time 0.8 days
Wait time (from order to start of production) 16.1 days
Process time 3.4 days
Move time 0.9 days
Queue time 4.2 days
 

 

Required:
1.

Compute the throughput time. (Round your answer to 1 decimal place.)

   

 

2.

Compute the manufacturing cycle efficiency (MCE) for the quarter. (Round your answer to the nearest whole percentage (i.e., 0.12 should be entered as 12).)

   

 

3.

What percentage of the throughput time was spent in non–value-added activities? (Round your answer to the nearest whole percentage (i.e., 0.12 should be entered as 12).)

   

 

4.

Compute the delivery cycle time. (Round your intermediate calculations and final answer to 1 decimal place.)

   

 

5.

If by using Lean Production all queue time during production is eliminated, what will be the new MCE? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to the nearest whole percentage (i.e., 0.12 should be entered as 12).)

   

 

 

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