Research abounds on the benefits of developing a productive sales and operations planning (S&OP) process.
It is one of the most discussed and written-about topics in the world of supply chain management.
In countless surveys conducted by industry analyst firms, S&OP consistently ranks as one of the top three priorities for management teams.
S&OP is the decision process used to match a company’s demand to supply, and align its supply chain plans to its business strategy.
For many management teams, S&OP initiatives are agents of change that can dramatically reduce costs while improving customer service.
However, there is still a wide gap between a best-in-class and the typical S&OP process in place today.
Many companies find it difficult to push past the challenges preventing them from achieving a highly effective S&OP process and realizing the associated benefits.
Sales and Operations Planning consistently ranks as one of the top three priorities for management teams.
According to industry research, a strong repeatable S&OP process can:
Discover the ten capabilities best-in-class companies consistently get right.
S&OP success is a very viable long-term course for every supply chain team.
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