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74 Supply Chain Excellence the deliverable to his or her desktop. The meeting leader was then able to display each presenter's files at the click of a button. Initial Data Review The first file to review was the industry comparison. The second set of files to review were the spreadsheet results of the metric data collection efforts. The last thing to do was fill out the SCORmark survey. David Able presented the industry comparison findings of the computer network industry (Table 5-1) and conglomerates (Table 5-2). Even on first examination of the data, several things jumped out. First, the wide range of figures for cost of goods as well as selling, general & administrative (SG&A) costs made it clear that there is no standard for reporting these numbers from one company to another. Operating income seemed to be a good comparison point for ex-