- 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 various industries in supply chain strategy engagements.
- Objective: To use financial balance sheet and income statement data coupled with recent research to better understand operating margin performance in various industries.
- Hypothesis: Operating margin is a straightforward metric for supply chain measurement. Companies should work to identify the most meaningful operating margin comparisons within their industry while aligning metric goals with larger supply chain and business strategy goals.
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