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Sales And Operations Planning

By Steven A. Melnyk and Daniel J. Stanton · December 6, 2017
The importance of dissolving the “wall” between the customer and the supply chain.
WHITE PAPER
By SCMR Staff · December 6, 2017
Between May and September 2017, Gatepoint Research surveyed 100 executives on trends in Sales & Operations Planning. S&OP Trends
By Steven A. Melnyk and Daniel J. Stanton · July 6, 2017
The importance of dissolving the “wall” between the customer and the supply chain.
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By Larry Lapide · February 21, 2017
The best supply chains are more than a collection of technologies and processes. As supply chain evolves from tactical to strategic, they enable a company's go-to-market strategy and competitive position.
By Hugh Williams · January 1, 2016
Many companies still struggle to get value out of their sales and operations planning processes. They invest heavily in technology and processes to reach for S&OP’s cross-functional potential, but end up with discouraging results. For companies that truly understand the role of people in an effective S&OP process, it’s a different story. Here’s what it takes to get the people dimension right.
By Larry Lapide · September 1, 2014
For successful S&OP, Telescoping Planning Horizons are best. I met a young woman at a semi-conductor manufacturer who wanted advice concerning Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) processes. Her Chief Operating Officer (COO) had asked her to start a process among executives. Her main concern was that the COO wanted it to focus exclusively on the immediate fiscal quarter.
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By George Kokoris · June 1, 2012
Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) continues to be an area of active interest for companies. S&OP is a top focus for companies with 48% of respondents indicating an increased focus in 2011 (Chief Supply Chain Officer Survey, January 2011).
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This is a comprehensive guide to services, products and educational opportunities targeted specifically to supply chain professionals. As with years past, we’re also featuring several articles we trust will offer food for thought in your supply chain throughout the coming year.
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