Sales And Operations Planning

Special planning teams for unusual times

Sunday, May 19, 2024 · Larry Lapide
The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the need for special short-term planning teams to supplement an S&OP team. An S&OP team is always vital to managing the rudder for navigational purposes. However, Quick Response and supply-in-mind planning specialists need to help out…

Blooming success: The vital role of S&OE in nurturing global supply chains

Thursday, April 11, 2024 · Stephen Dombroski
Sales and operations execution planning plays a pivotal role in connecting strategic planning and day-to-day execution to ensure supply chains flourish.

Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) Mastery

Thursday, March 28, 2024 · SCMR Staff
In this Special Digital Edition of Supply Chain Management Review, you will find insights on the importance of sales and operations planning (S&OP) to an organization's bottom line.

Quick response really is similar to strategic planning

Tuesday, January 3, 2023 · Larry Lapide
Strategic planning and quick response (QR) processes are strategically focused. Therefore, both processes have to be directed by someone from the executive suite because the risks are too high vis-a-vis those taken during the SOE and S&OP processes.

Optimizing S&OP for CPG & Retail: Visibility & Agility for Fast Changing Markets

Thursday, May 26, 2022 · SCMR Staff
Join our webinar, hosted by Adrian Wood and Robert Oliver from Dassault Systèmes, to discuss an integrated approach to S&OP and how advanced modeling and optimization capabilities allow you to achieve key results.

Webcast: Leveraging Behavioral Economics in S&OP

Monday, March 8, 2021 · SCMR Staff
Learn how to improve your demand planning performance by reducing the human bias in your team.

How to make S&OP work in unprecedented times…(when everyone says it never will)

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 · Danny Antezana
Here’s how S&OP became a business star at the Consumer Health division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany by putting people first with an under-the-radar strategy. If that sounds inverted, it is. But it’s not counterintuitive.

Getting Over the Bar: A training guide for winning customer gold

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 · Stanley E. Fawcett, A. Michael Knemeyer, Amydee M. Fawcett and Sebastian Brockhaus
Supply chain managers aiming to deliver unbeatable customer value can learn a lot from winning the decathlon.

Master Scheduling: A Formal Process for Unlimited Supply Chain Flexibility

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 · SCMR Staff
Mission statements, vision statements, and strategic objectives are littered with words like “agile”, “flexible” and “responsive”, but the truth is few companies are willing to embrace the discipline that it takes to earn real agility.

Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Unleashed

Monday, July 8, 2019 · Jan Stentoft, Per Vagn Freytag and Soren Eckhardt
Sales and operations planning is a powerful tool for delivering improved processes and profits. But, that's only part of what makes S&OP work. People (and how they work together) are the secret to unleashing S&OP excellence.

A Digitally Connected, Consumer-Driven Supply Chain

Thursday, May 2, 2019 · Mike Doherty and Sylvain Landry
Lessons learned at Princess Auto Limited when it implemented “flowcasting.”

S&OP psych 101

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 · Dr. Larry Lapide, lecturer at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and an MIT research affiliate
Note: This “Insights” is a reprint of my April 2007 column. While written 12 years ago it is quite possibly even more relevant today. In 2007, S&OP was not as widely used, but

Improving Sales and Operations Planning by Leveraging Technology

Thursday, March 7, 2019 · SCMR Staff
This webinar shares findings from a recent APQC survey into how organizations across industries can leverage technology to improve their Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) processes. What are the technologies transforming S&OP and how can they solve organizational…

APQC Infographic: The current state of Sales & Operations Planning

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 · APQC
See what the APQC research revealed about Sales and Operations Planning. APQC and Supply Chain Management Review asked supply chain professionals to answer five questions about Sales & Operations Planning in January 2019.

APQC Infographic: Key Technologies Support a Robust Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Process

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 · APQC
APQC has created an infographic highlighting the key technologies the help support Sale and Operations Processes



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