Sales & Operations Planning

Take charge of your planning process and achieve cross-functional alignment

When potential risks, opportunities, or threats change your supply chain plan, you must act quickly and decisively to get back on track. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) gives you a cross-functional approach to integrated business planning that seamlessly incorporates all moving parts across your supply chain. Develop actionable revenue, cost and margin targets and unite your entire supply chain around achieving them.

Benefits

Up to

5%

Improved Margin
Up to

40%

Reduced Inventory
Up to

15%

Reduced Reporting Time

Sales & Operations Planning

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Build an operating plan that is approved by executives and has buy-in from every department by implementing a consensus-driven S&OP process that helps reconcile different perspectives.

Bridge conventional time and organizational silos to close gaps between demand and supply planning.
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Support distinct enterprise processes and associated scenario planning with a closed-loop process.

Create demand scenarios to quickly analyze supply chain constraints and contending demands.

Gain an integrated business view of demand, supply, financial and NPI data, by constructing a configurable product hierarchy and attributes schemata.

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Mature S&OP process

Continuously improve S&OP processes by moving toward an advanced Integrated Business Planning (IBP) paradigm. 

Optimized decision making

Develop a digital twin capable of taking real-time inputs to run scenarios that accurately mirror the performance of the network for more accurate decision making.

Improved business alignment

Cascade S&OP/IBP outputs across the supply chain to ensure strategic alignment and outcome-oriented decision making.

Strategic conformance to business plan

Implement systems that drive long term alignment to strategic goals. 

Profitable decision making

Respond pro-actively, capitalize on opportunities, and manage disruptions in line with business goals.

Financial plan support

Ensure planning and re-alignment drive toward revenue and margin targets while optimizing free cash flow.

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