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Inventory Benchmarking Vertical Sector Trends.

Inventory Benchmarking Vertical Sector Trends.

Inventory Benchmarking Vertical Sector

Trends compares many of the world’s leadingmanufacturers and retailers against key financialsupply chain metrics.

In particular it:
Defines the key ratios available from financialdisclosures
Conducts a by-industry vertical sector analysisof inventory management and benchmarkingdata for the high tech, automotive, retail,pharmaceutical, fashion and consumer goodsindustries
Examines the supply chain and inventorymanagement strategies of selected blue chipcompanies with reference to these benchmarks
Where available, examines the different types ofinventory held by these companies and howthese have changed
Compares and contrasts the performance ofthese companies.A sneak previewThis report contains:
Inventory management strategies acrosskey vertical sectors
Supply chain strategies of the mostinfluential manufacturers and retailers
Analysis of supply chain performanceby key ratios available from financialdisclosures
Compares inventory managementperformance by core benchmarks
Exclusive access to an online data packwith interactive charts, tables anddownloadable dat


Key Findings
1. Introduction
Supply Chain Management and Company
Performance
The key benchmarks
Increasing inventory levels
Industry sector performance
Industry sector DSI progression
Cross-industry upper quintile DSI
Cross-industry lower quintile DSI
2. High Tech
2.1 High Tech: Consumer Electronics
Company DSI: Ten lowest
Most days added/reduced
Dell
Hewlett Packard
Lenovo
Apple
Selected company comparisons
Inventory metric comparisons
Conclusion
DSI Table
2.2 High Tech: Other
Inventory strategy overview: Contract
Manufacturing
Inventory strategy overview: Semiconductors
Company DSI: Ten lowest
Sector DSI average progression
Most days added/reduced in past 10 years
Cisco
Jabil
Western Digital
DSI Table
3.0 Retail
Inventory trends – the impact of e-retail
Amazon
3.1 Retail: Department Stores
Average DSI
Most days added/reduced in past 10 years
John Lewis
Sears
Macy’s
Nordstrom
DSI Table
3.2 Retail: Supermarkets
Introduction
Trends in DSI
Walmart
Marks & Spencer
Aldi
Tesco
Carrefour
DSI Table
Conclusion
4. Pharmaceutical
Inventory management in pharmaceuticals
Most days added/reduced in past 10 years
DSI meaning for the industry
Johnson & Johnson
GSK
Pfizer
Conclusion
DSI Table
5. Automotive
Inventory trend
Company DSI: Ten lowest
Toyota
Volkswagen
Ford
Tesla
Conclusion
DSI Table
6. Fashion
Inventory strategy overview
Inventory strategy overview – Fast Fashion
Inventory strategy overview – Luxury Brands
Company DSI: Ten lowest
Sector DSI Average progression
Most days added/reduced in past 10 years
Inditex
Adidas
Superdry
DSI Table
7. Consumer Goods
Inventory strategy overview
Ten lowest DSI
Most days added/reduced in past 10 years
Selected manufacturers
Unilever
Procter & Gamble
Kimberley-Clark
Conclusion
DSI Table

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