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Your small biotech firm operates a fleet of two specialized delivery vans in Chicago As a policy, your firm has decided that the operational life of a van is 3 years a cycle and both vans are

Your small biotech firm operates a fleet of two specialized delivery vans in Chicago. As a policy, your firm has decided that the operational life of a van is 3 years (a cycle), and both vans are purchased at the same time to receive discounted fleet pricing. The driving demands placed on the vans are uncertain, as are the maintenance costs, and each van is different in its use, demand, and costs. In the past, the firm has been surprised by unexpectedly high (and low) maintenance costs associated with the vans; thus, it is important to analyze the potential of cost variation and to use this information in the annual-budgeting process. You decide to model the arrival of failures (breakdowns of the van) that lead to maintenance costs—each failure has a cost.

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