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A firm expects to sell 50,000 units of its product annually. It estimates that it costs $2,000 to place an order and that each unit costs $8.00 annually to carry in inventory. It takes 4 days to receive an order once it is placed. Assume that the store is open every day of the year.
If a firm is considering implementing a JIT inventory system, list and describe the accounting issues that the firm should consider when making this decision.