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Business Intelligence by Stacia Misner, Michael Luckevich, Elizabeth Vitt

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Chapter 8. Managing Seasonal Variability—Cascade Designs

We design products with superior engineering and manufacture them here in North America to unsurpassed quality. When manufacturing advanced products like ours, there is no way you can maintain high efficiency and high quality if you lay off your workforce with each slow season—and providing some stability for your people is just the right thing to do. To be successful with this approach, in a highly seasonal business like ours, demands superior operational efficiency and excellent forecasting.

Lee Fromson,

When you visit the headquarters of Cascade Designs in the Sodo district of Seattle, you can't help but notice the dramatic photos of intrepid adventurers standing atop some of the world's ...

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