S&OP: Getting Started
Sales and operations planning (S&OP) is an integrated business process that drives collaboration, focus and alignment across multiple divisions and departments in a company. It brings together demand plans, financial goals, supply plans, inventory quantities, and new product plans.
Cited by Gartner as the number-one source of inquiry from manufacturers,
S&OP, when done successfully:
- Aligns different teams around a common plan
- Balances supply and demand
- Identifies discrepancies between planning numbers
- Improves sales forecasts
- Reduces the long-term impact of unexpected events
Want to know how you can get started with S&OP? Need to understand where your current S&OP process stands on the maturity cycle?
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