Economic Order Quantity Problems and Solutions



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Problem # 1: 

Calculate Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) from the following:

Annual consumption           6,000 units

Cost of ordering                 Rs. 60

Carrying costs                    Rs. 2



Economic Order Quantity (EOQ)

EOQ =600 Units

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Problem # 2: 

From the following particulars, calculate the Economic Order Quantity (EOQ):

Annual requirements          1,600 units                          Cost of materials per units                      Rs. 40

Cost of placing and receiving one order:      Rs. 50       Annual carrying cost for inventory value       10%




EOQ = 200 Units

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Problem # 3:

Calculate EOQ from the following?

Consumption during the year = 600 units              Ordering cost Rs. 12 per order

Carrying cost 20%                                                  Selling Price per unit Rs. 20



economic order quantity problems and solutions

Economic Order Quantity = 379 Units

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Problem # 4: 

A manufacturer buys certain equipment form suppliers at Rs. 30 per unit. Total annual needs are 800 units. The following further data are available:

Annual return on investments 10%                    Rent, insurance, storing per unit per year Rs. 2

Cost of placing an order Rs. 100

Required: EOQ



eoq problems and solutions

EOQ = 200 Units

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Problem # 5: 

From the figures given below, calculate Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) and Total cost at EOQ?

Total consumption of material per year         10,000 kgs                Buying cost per order Rs. 50

Unit cost of material                                        Rs. 2 per kg            Carrying and storage cost 8%



economic order quantity

EOQ = 2,500 Units


Total Inventory Cost = [Fixed ordering cost (F) * Number of Order per year N] + [Carrying Cost (C)* EOQ/2]

Total Inventory Cost = [50 * 10,000/2,500] + [(2*0.08)* 2,500/2]

Total Inventory Cost = 200 + 200

Total Inventory Cost = Rs.  400


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