Sales and Operations Planning is a discipline businesses employ to remain dynamic and agile amidst today’s global competitive environment and achieve long-term organizational success.
Today’s tense global conflicts have forced companies – both big and small – to rethink how they operate their supply chains. Out of this chaos has emerged an unfamiliar supply chain landscape that seems to require more art than science to navigate.
Establishing an agile Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process is imperative to manage, understand and evaluate the supply chain to prevent future disruptions. But what steps should be taken to ensure your S&OP processes remain successful and resilient?
In order to maintain a successful planning process, organizations need to be able to quickly identify and remedy excess inventory. This task can be difficult and is often overlooked, as it requires a great deal of accountability and discipline from all members of the organization.