Analog Devices Soar but Consumer Weigh on Future

Analog Devices Inc.’s broad product portfolio paid off massively in the recently-ended quarter with sales and profits exceeding forecasts on solid growth across most segments. Even as investors cheered its results, however, concerns have also cropped up about ADI’s rising exposure to the consumer electronics market with analysts wondering if it can fend off any…

Benchmarking & Analytics Aid Supply Chain Planning

Forecasting is one aspect of supply chain planning that executive constantly works at, but the goal of making accurate predictions is still elusive to many. One analyst recently forecast that in the second half of 2015 there will be more disruptions at West Coast ports as they deal with the backlog caused by previous strikes…