“Apple turns over its inventory once every five days,” Alexis Madrigal reports for The Atlantic.
“That’s part of why a new report from the technology research firm, Gartner, ranked Apple’s supply chain the best in the world,” Madrigal reports. “And it’s pretty amazing when you think about it. This is a company that sells hundreds of millions of hardware gadgets all over the world and yet it doesn’t actually need to stockpile its goods.”
Madrigal reports, “The only company on Gartner’s list of 25 companies that turns over its product faster is McDonald’s, which is not exactly in the electronics business. Dell and Samsung rank two and three in Apple’s category, turning over their inventory roughly once every 10 and 21 days respectively.”
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MacDailyNews Take: It’s not exactly unveiling the Macintosh, the iMac, Mac OS X, the iPod, the iPhone, or the iPad to shock and awe, but it’s genius nonetheless.
Revolutionary and magical in an operationsy way.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Arline M.” for the heads up.]