Question 1.A company that uses portfolio analysis would probably classify things like office supplies in the Bottleneck quadrant.
Question 2.A firm’s demand data from the last two quarter is displayed in the table. Use a three period weighted moving average with Wt=0.7, Wt-1=0.2, and Wt-2=0.1 to forecast demand for July.
Question 3.The transportation mode other than highway with the highest annual tonnage in the United States is:
Question 4.The transportation mode with the highest dollar value of freight in the United States is:
Question 5.Between any two locations, a less than truckload shipment probably experiences fewer stops and handling than a direct truck shipment.
Question 6.A long-term movement up or down in a time series is called:
Question 7.A qualitative forecasting technique in which individuals familiar with specific market segments estimate the demands within these sectors that are then summed to get an overall forecast is called a:
- market survey
- life cycle analogy
- panel consensus
- build-up method
Question 8.The greater the randomness in the model, the greater the number of periods should be used in a moving average forecast.
Question 9.A firm’s demand data from the last two quarter is displayed in the table. Use a three period moving average to forecast demand for July.
Question 10.The ratio of earnings to sales for a given time period is a firm’s profit margin.