As disruptions from the coronavirus pandemic continue to unfold, 64% of companies across the manufacturing and
industrial sectors are likely to bring manufacturing production and sourcing back to avoid similar difficulties in the future.
Among industries, manufacturing reported the most interest in nearshoring, with 28% of manufacturing respondents
saying they were ‘extremely likely’ to bring more production and sourcing back to North America following the pandemic.
Smith company, manufactures medical and safety technology equipment, of which the glucose monitor is one of their primary product. The company is appraising the
feasibility of bringing back one overseas production unit to local shores, as an interim measure. This will involve expanding current domestic production capabilities for the
High Blood pressure monitor.
The finance unit has gathered the following information involving projected revenues, cost and expenses for this relocation project.
a New and extended production facilities would have to be acquired to integrate into the existing production line.
These are estimated to cost $100 million.
b. The extended facilities will need to re-claim an entire lower floor of the building, currently being leased out to a logistic company for warehousing, at an annual rental
of $2.2 million
c The new acquired assets are expected to have a 15-years useful life. There is no salvage value at the end of asset’s
d Annual sales in units over the next 15 years are projected to be as follows:
e Production of the glucose monitor would require working capital of $5 million to finance inventories and expenses.
This working capital will be released at the end of the asset’s life.
f High Blood presure monitor would sell for $50/unit; variable costs (inclusive of production, administration, and sales) would be $15/unit.
g Annual fixed expenses is projected at $36 million. Included in fixed expenses is annual depreciation on the assets estimated at $6.6 million.
g Smith’s board of directors has specified a required rate of return of 15% on this investment, as the minimum
rate to validate relocation.
variable operating expenses are paid in the month incurred.
$450 000 $698 400
The company estimates that approximately 20% of the sales will be for cash, and the rest will be on credit.
Of the credit sales, 30% of the money will be received in the month of sale. 50% will be collected in the following month, and 20% will be received 2 months after sale.
Approximately 2% of credit sales collected in the final month results in bad debt and are written off.
The average selling price of the company’s products is $50 per unit. Actual and projected sales are:
You have been asked to produce an individual report (word count 2,500). It should contain the following:
Literature review to support your accounting models used.
Sources of Funding
Any other issues to be considered.
Conclusions and Recommendations
Appendices which should be numbered. (Make sure you refer your reader to them as required)
Minimum 20 references and citation to support
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