- Words: 2533
- Length: 9 Pages
- Topic: Business
- Paper #: 24595764
Clearly, Republic holds very low inventory levels. Waste Management holds high inventory levels, with the industry average falling in between. This relatively inefficiency has certainly not hurt Waste Management, though, judging by the other aspects of its financial performance.
Analysis of External Environment
While nationwide there are 15,000 firms in the waste services industry, in any given market Waste Management will have only a small handful of competitors. Most of these