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A manager wants to determine the number of containers to use for incoming parts for a kanban system to be installed next month. The process will have a usage rate of 73 pieces per hour. Because the process is new, the manager has assigned an inefficiency factor of .18. Each container holds 43 pieces and it takes an average of 60 minutes to complete a cycle.
 
a-1. How many containers should be used? (Round up your answer to the next whole number.)
 
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When a kanban system is implemented next month, a manager needs to know how many containers to utilise for arriving components. 86 pieces will be used
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