An effective sales and operations planning (S&OP) process guides business decisions, provides key problem solving strategies, gives executives greater control over the enterprise and drives overall business success.
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Successful supply chains rely on strong leaders who can spur top performance from those around them, and the next hidden leader might be right in plain sight.
(April 25, 2017)
The most impactful programs include formal and informal mentorship programs, flexible work practices, and increased visibility of key leaders to serve role models.
(April 19, 2017)
APICS, the premier professional association for supply chain management, and JD.com, China's largest e-commerce company by revenue, have announced a strategic agreement to establish nationwide standards for the Omni Channel Supply Chain Capability in China and to advance supply chain performance of the e-commerce industry in the region.
(April 07, 2017)
As part of the ongoing collaboration between Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business and APICS Supply Chain Council, the Beyond the Horizon research project is investigating how the supply chain management discipline is evolving into the future.
(March 20, 2017)
The simple process of questioning details is one of the simplest, most productive S&OP techniques.
(March 16, 2017)
Silicon Valley took the lead over the weekend in corporate resistance to President Donald Trump's clampdown on immigration, financing legal opposition, criticizing the plan, as well as helping employees ensnared by his executive order.
(January 30, 2017)
Executive-level supply chain positions have gained both prominence and importance for today’s global companies, and to support this trend, universities, colleges, professional organizations, and training firms have enhanced their supply chain and logistics programs to help executives stay current on supply chain trends.
(January 16, 2017)
Already one of the country’s biggest employers, Amazon plans to grow its full-time U.S.-based workforce from 180,000 in 2016 to over 280,000 by mid-2018, and with over 10,000 military veterans already work at Amazon and last year the company pledged to hire and train an additional 25,000 veterans and military spouses over the next five years.
(January 12, 2017)
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