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November 2013

November 2013

Sales & Operations Planning is both a science and an art. Like any science, it relies on principles, rules, methodology, and specific measurable outcomes. But an S&OP implementation also calls for creative, incremental thoughts to address challenges.
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November 2013

November 2013

Sales & Operations Planning is both a science and an art. Like any science, it relies on principles, rules, methodology, and specific measurable outcomes. But an S&OP implementation also calls for creative, incremental thoughts to address challenges.

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Building Blocks for Successful S&OP
Sales & Operations Planning is both a science and an art. Like any science, it relies on principles, rules, methodology, and specific measurable outcomes. But an S&OP implementation also calls for creative, incremental thoughts to address challenges.

November 2013 Features

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Building Blocks for Successful S&OP
Sales & Operations Planning is both a science and an art. Like any science, it relies on principles, rules, methodology, and specific measurable...

18
Private Equity’s New Proving Ground: Operations and Supply Chain
Economic conditions are extending the time that private equity (PE) firms own their portfolio acquisitions. Their primary focus has been shifting from...

26
Global Supply Chain Performance Erosion
As trade has grown into a global business, ocean transport has grown in importance. At the same time, the shipping landscape has...

32
Retail Without Boundaries
Omni-channel retailing is upending the way consumers shop and interact with their favorite brands. In response, retailers must redesign their supply chains...

40
Secrets to Successful Order Fulfillment
To deal with the challenges of today’s global economy, companies need to transform their supply chains into information-driven value chains. Outdated...

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