Chat with us, powered by LiveChat The Hamilton Flour Company is currently operating - BonPapers

The Hamilton Flour Company is currently operating

The Hamilton Flour Company is currently operating its mill six days a week, 24 hours a day, on three shifts. At current prices, the company could easily obtain a sufficient volume of sales to take the entire output of a seventh day of operation each week. The mill’s practical capacity is 6,000 hundredweight of flour per day. Note that Flour sells for $12.40 a hundredweight (cwt.) and the price of wheat is $4.34 a bushel. About 2.35 bushels of wheat are required per cwt. of flour. Fixed costs now average $4,200 a day, or $0.70 per cwt. The average variable cost of mill operation, almost entirely wages, is $0.34 per cwt. With Sunday operation, wages would be doubled for Sunday work, which would bring the variable cost of Sunday operation to $0.66 per cwt. Total fixed costs per week would increase by $420 (or $29,820) if the mill were to operate on Sunday.(a) Using the information provided, compute the break-even volumes for sixday and seven-day operation.(b) What are the marginal contribution rates for six-day and seven-day operation?(c) Compute the average total cost per cwt. for six-day operation and the net profit margin per cwt. before taxes.(d) Would it be economical for the mill to operate on Sundays? (Justify your answer numerically.)

Order an Excellent Paper with Writing Service

Bonpaper is a Custom Research Paper Writing service based in USA that is Available 24/7 to cater your needs. We have huge experience of writing essays about every possible topic. We have access to the online libraries, peer-journals, and news sites which makes it possible to gather enough data about the topic. 

We provide the plagiarism-free and grammatically perfect essay writing service to our clients. We have written hundreds of essays so far and our clients have gained excellent results as well.

Need Assignment Help?