“Altovox Electronics” (Graded A+) - use as a guide only - 27542

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A spreadsheet is attached on tab CS6

“Altovox Electronics”

 

Altavox is a manufacturer and distributor of many different electronic instruments and devices, including digital/analog multimeters, function generators, oscilloscopes, frequency counters and other test equipment and measuring equipment. Altavox sells a line of test meters that are popular with professional electricians. The model VC202 is sold through five distributors to retail stores in the United States. These distributors are located in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas and Los angles and have been selected to serve different region in the country.

The Model VC202 has been a steady seller over the years due to its reliability and rugged construction.Altavox does not consider this a seasonal product, but there is some variability in demand.  Demand for the product over the past 13 weeks is shown in the following table.

 

Altavox Demand Data

 

Week

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

Average

Atlanta

33

45

37

38

55

30

18

58

47

37

23

55

40

40

Boston

26

35

41

40

46

48

55

18

62

44

30

45

50

42

Chicago

44

34

22

55

48

72

62

28

27

95

35

45

47

47

Dallas

27

42

35

40

51

64

70

65

55

43

38

47

42

48

LA

32

43

54

40

46

74

40

35

45

38

48

56

50

46

Total

162

199

189

213

246

288

245

204

236

257

174

248

229

222

 

            These data are contained in the excel spreadsheet with tab CS6 containingAltavox Data. The demand in the regions varies between a high of 40 units on average per week in Atlanta and 48 units in Dallas. This quarter’s data is pretty close to the demand last quarter.

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