Supply Chain Metrics That Matter: Semiconductors & Hard Disk Drives



  • Report Details: This report is based on analysis of financial balance sheet and income statement data for the period of 2000-2012 and interactions with clients in the semiconductor & hard disk drive industries in supply chain strategy engagements.
  • Objective: To use financial balance sheet and income statement data coupled with recent research to better understand the state of semiconductor & hard disk drive manufacturers in the global supply chain environment.
  • Hypothesis: The semiconductor & hard disk drive industry has enjoyed high growth and wide margins over the past decade. As a result of their success, supply chain excellence has stagnated within the industry as demonstrated by rising inventory and cash-to-cash levels.


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