Unit 4 – Quality Control & Supply Chain Management Assignment

The ABC Floral Shop sold the following number of geraniums during the last 2 weeks:

Day Demand Day Demand
1 200 8 150
2 134 9 182
3 157 10 197
4 165 11 136
5 177 12 163
6 125 13 157
7 146 14 169

Develop a spreadsheet to answer the following questions:

• Calculate a forecast of the above demand using a 3- and 5-period moving average.
• Graph these forecasts and the original data using Excel. What does the graph show?
• Which of the above forecasts is best? Why?
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