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Basic EOQ Model

The basic inventory decision model is Economic Order Quantity or called EOQ model. This model is specified via the following equation as:

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Whereas:Q is the economic order quantity

               Cn is the cost of holding inventories per unit per order

               Co is the cost of putting and obtains an order

               D is the annual demand in units

The net cost of operating the economic order quantity is specified via total ordering cost in additional total holding costs.

TC = ½QCn + ((D/Q) C0)

Whereas: Total holding cost = ½QCn

Total ordering cost = (D/Q) C0

The holding costs involve as:

  1. Storage costs
  2. Cost of tied up capital
  3. Obsolescence costs
  4. Insurance costs

The ordering costs involve as:

  1. Shipping and handling costs
  2. Cost of placing orders such as telephone and clerical costs
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