Question: widget warehouse takes orders from 7am to 7pm the manager...
Widget Warehouse takes orders from 7am to 7pm. The manager wants to analyze the process and has provided the process flow diagram given below. There are three steps required to ship a customer order. The first step is to take the order from a customer. The second step is to pick the order for the customer, and then they have to pack the order ready for shipping. Wally promises that every order placed today gets shipped tomorrow. That means that the picking and packing operations must finish all orders before they go home. Assume 12 hours per day/shift.
UPDATE: Assume Picking and Packing each operate 2 12-hour shifts per day.
Question: How long will the packing operations have to work if we have a day where the order taker works at their maximum capacity?