Santa & Opening Presents - Christmas S&OP For Parents

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Christmas Humour Supply Chain S&OP Logistics Management Inventory Management & Stock Control“Dashing through the snow In a one horse open sleigh…”.

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Santa & Opening Presents - S&OP is Invaluable at Christmas

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Christmas Humour Supply Chain S&OP Logistics Management“Dashing through the snow In a one horse open sleigh…”.

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Increasing S&OP clarity by adjusting “depth of field”

ToolsGroup

Initially this concept started with logistics flexibility to the consumer, but I predict will roll further up the supply chain with further configuration and choice. Supply and Operations Planning (S&OP In last week’s blog we talked about the fundamental challenge of connecting tactical S&OP down to detailed execution. Here we look in the other direction and examine the challenge of connecting tactical S&OP up to the strategic plan.

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The importance of Logistics in S&OP planning

4WL Consulting

Not as recognized within the process is the importance of logistics, especially the transportation function. Here are a few ways logistics plays a key role in S&OP planning. First, it helps to improve asset utilization for companies operating their own logistics assets – be it trucks or warehousing. It’s also a good thing for companies who outsource some or all of their transportation functions to Logistics Services Providers (LSPs).

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Avoid “Lost in Translation”. Monetize S&OP to Include Finance.

ToolsGroup

It’s a problem of “lost in translation”—the differing lingo used by the finance side versus planning, supply, production and logistics. Supply and Operations Planning (S&OP Finance speaks a different language than supply chain. But by monetizing Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP), supply chain planners can speak the language of finance while developing S&OP into a more mature process.

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S&OP: Middle-aged or Never Grown Up?

Enterra Insights

” Talking Logistics , 26 July 2017 Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) has been around for three decades. In human terms, the process should be entering its golden, middle years of life. Many pundits, however, believe the S&OP process, as originally conceived, needs to change. What’s going on?

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S&OP: Santa & Opening Presents

DynaSys

The big day comes and Rudolph leads the reindeers in pulling the delivery sleigh across the world in a complex logistical challenge. The festive period is fast approaching and the biggest and best supply chain in the world is almost ready to be activated. There is no way Santa Claus could achieve his annual success without sticking rigidly to an S&OP /IBP process also referred to as Santa and Opening Presents.

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The 10 Must-Read Supply Chain Blogs for 2019

River Logic

SCM Supply Chain Supply Chain Management logistics S&OP Sales and Operations Planning IoTMissing out on the most current trends or what the forward-thinkers are writing about in supply chain? Want to read more case studies on the sales and operations planning process? The big picture is this: Worldwide, the supply chain industry is a big business. In fact, Harvard Business Review reports the U.S. supply chain employs 44 million people.

FMCG & Pharma: Top 10 Tips for a Tip Top Supply Chain

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

FMCG Route to Market Logistics Service Provider Dave Jordan CEO Performance Improvement Pharma KPI Traditional Trade S&OP Cost ReductionOnly a few months into the year and I am hearing the same old complaints about the economy and business being in general ill health. However, there is a new recurring theme which popped up at various parties and gatherings over Easter; “my company doesn't seem to do anything different and just hopes business will improve”.

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How Mental Toughness supports more effective S&OP

Supply Chain Trend

Honoring meeting timelines, logistics, agenda and meeting etiquette seem like small commitments, however they are often poorly executed and impact S&OP effectiveness. Mental Toughness is a personality trait which is emerging as the key to understanding how people respond to and perform under stress, pressure and challenge. Mental Toughness explains up to 25% in the variation of an individual’s performance. It is also a significant factor in individual and team health and well-being.

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The 10 Must-Read Supply Chain Blogs for 2020

River Logic

S&OP Supply Chain Management logistics SCM Supply Chain Sales and Operations Planning IoT

Why you don’t need perfect data to start implementing S&OP

AIMMS

This meant we needed a different logistics approach to fulfill these orders. An interview with Boon Edam’s Aron Waas. Implementing Sales and Operations Planning has many benefits. To truly leverage it to improve business performance and predictability, you need to embark on a change management process and you need the right technology to self-enable your team. Often, teams think they also need plenty of clean and accurate data to do it right. But starting small can pay off.

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Is the Traditional S&OP Process Outdated and Heading to Extinction?

Talking Logistics

Last week on Talking Logistics , I had a very thought-provoking conversation with Tony Martins, VP of Strategic Services at Halo Pharmaceutical. Robinson also discussed in a recent Talking Logistics episode, “ Why Supply Chain Innovation Matters in a Fast-Changing World ”). appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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E2open and Steelwedge Join Forces: Analyst Reaction to our Vision for Collaborative S&OP

E2open

E2open and Steelwedge Join Forces: Analyst Reaction to our Vision for Collaborative S&OP. ChainLink Research: E2open Merges with Steelwedge: Demand/Supply Network Meets S&OP. By adding best-of-breed S&OP capabilities to its solution suite, E2open will be able to connect a company’s strategic advanced planning with extended visibility of its demand-driven supply chain. Talking Logistics: This Week in Logistics News: E2open and Steelwedge Join Forces.

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E2open and Steelwedge Join Forces: Analyst Reaction to our Vision for Collaborative S&OP

E2open

E2open and Steelwedge Join Forces: Analyst Reaction to our Vision for Collaborative S&OP. ChainLink Research: E2open Merges with Steelwedge: Demand/Supply Network Meets S&OP. By adding best-of-breed S&OP capabilities to its solution suite, E2open will be able to connect a company’s strategic advanced planning with extended visibility of its demand-driven supply chain. Talking Logistics: This Week in Logistics News: E2open and Steelwedge Join Forces.

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Supply Chain Movement 17 – S&OP

Supply Chain Movement

His task – together with his colleagues from procurement, production and logistics – is to simplify the global supply chain while acknowledging that consumers are often very emotionally attached to a particular beer brand. Contents Supply Chain Movement 17 – 2015 Q2. Publishing date: 15 May 2015. 7 | News & Background. – Launch of Supply Chain Professionals Club in Turkey. – Winner of the last quarter: Raytheon. – Loser of the last quarter: Roll-Royce.

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The 10 Must-Read Supply Chain Blogs for 2020

River Logic

S&OP Supply Chain Management logistics SCM Supply Chain Sales and Operations Planning IoT

Why you don’t need perfect data to start implementing S&OP

AIMMS

This meant we needed a different logistics approach to fulfill these orders. An interview with Boon Edam’s Aron Waas. As we wrote in a previous blog post , implementing Sales and Operations Planning has many benefits. To truly leverage it to improve business performance and predictability, you need to embark on a change management process and you need the right technology to self-enable your team. Often, teams think they also need plenty of clean and accurate data to do it right.

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Supply Chains – A second look: What do all those initials really mean?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

SKU FMCG Route to Market Dave Jordan KPI Traditional Trade S&OP Logistics Management Distribution Inventory Management & Stock ControlIn common with many business functions Supply Chains adopt multiple initials and/or acronyms to describe various tasks and processes they manage on a daily basis. Those not familiar with SC-speak will often sit bemused as various initials are quoted and debated and then usually blamed for some tenuous lost sales claimed by Sales and Marketing.

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Are you taking your S&OP process seriously? Here’s the key to boosting your bottom-line

DELMIA Quintiq

Upon reviewing last month’s performance, red flags emerge: Sales were underestimated but logistics costs were higher than planned. The team alerts the sales rep (who ups his growth predictions), logistics manager (who thinks it’s too low, and raises it again) and financial controller. The logistics manager is alerted. “It’s A new Sales & Operations Planning cycle kicks off today – but there’s a problem.

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Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) in the NOW, is happening NOW!

Kinaxis

by Matt Benson As I was presenting at the European Supply Chain and Logistics Summit last week, the overriding memory I’ll take away was the number of people that were nodding and pointing at the screen when I talked about how unplanned supply chain events that occur need to be addressed immediately and that they cannot wait to be included as part of a new S&OP cycle.

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S&OP and Analytics at Forefront of Supply Chain Planning Initiatives

Logistics Viewpoints

In a Logistics Viewpoints article published at that time, I discussed some of the major changes in SCP over the previous decade. In September 2015 I began the update of ARC Advisory Group’s global supply chain planning (SCP) market study. I am now concluding this SCP market study update. I have spoken with the vast majority of large SCP software suppliers within the market, discussed their companies’ SCP product roadmaps, learned about the evolving requirements […].

The State of S&OP according to 7 Thought Leaders

Supply Chain Trend

We will see customers sharing demand changes, logistics individuals updating port, rail, and truck backups, supply or commodity disruptions, total cost of ownership changes through the entire supply chain, and much more. S&OP continuous to be a popular topic that remains high on the agenda of executives. To assess the current state of S&OP, I interviewed 7 S&OP thought leaders at the end of 2016 for my blog supply chain trend.

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Supply Chain Innovation: The Latest Gartner Supply Chain Predictions

ToolsGroup

Costa used the POS data, telemetry and rapid re-planning to enable an entirely new approach to logistics and replenishment. Click below to see a case study of how Costa used the POS data, telemetry and rapid re-planning to enable an entirely new approach to logistics and replenishment. Forecasting Demand and Analytics Supply Chain Planning Machine Learning Supply and Operations Planning (S&OP

The state of S&OP according to 7 thought leaders

Supply Chain Movement

We will see customers sharing demand changes, logistics individuals updating port, rail, and truck backups, supply or commodity disruptions, total cost of ownership changes through the entire supply chain, and much more. S&OP continuous to be a popular topic that remains high on the agenda of executives. To assess the current state of S&OP, I interviewed 7 S&OP thought leaders at the end of 2016 for my blog supply chain trend.

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FMCG: What does S&OP bring to the party? Sales success of course!

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Planning & Logistics – do not assume Distributors know how to aggregate demand by SKU to form a demand forecast. During my recent travels I met with two Sales (or Business Development Directors if you’re posh) from well known FMCG companies to discuss an assessment review of their Route To Market (RTM) networks. Surprisingly, neither was interested and gave a remarkably aligned reason for the rejection. All this does is raise Sales In and we know how to do that already”. Oh dear!

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Supply Chain Movement 21 – S&OP + IT

Supply Chain Movement

We used to think in terms of production efficiency, now it’s the customer,” says Daniele Fregnan, Global Logistics Vice President. Contents Supply Chain Movement 21 – 2016 Q2. Publishing date: 6 May 2016. 6 | News & Background. Forecasting is about managing risks. Winner and loser of the last quarter. Major organisational and cultural changes lie ahead for supply chain management. 12 | SCM IT Subway Map 2016. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux.

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Analysts Support a Single Model for Sales and Operations Planning

ToolsGroup

With a single version of the truth, planners can model scenarios for S&OP meetings, so stakeholders from sourcing, manufacturing, logistics, sales, and finance can assess the options and trade-offs. Click below to read the new Nucleus report on employing a single model for Sales and Operations Planning: Supply and Operations Planning (S&OP

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Jaro Caban: “Establishing S&OP is a challenging journey”

Supply Chain Movement

I split this off from global sourcing because we had plenty of buyers but not enough planning and logistics so service and documentation was failing. Their mission is to work with our many global buyers, collectively known as Risk Management and Sourcing (RMS), to streamline the buying, planning and logistics. I also attend and/or present at conferences such as Logicon, IFB, regional Supply Chain and Logistics summits to share knowledge and network with professionals in the field.”.

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S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #3

Supply Chain Trend

Sean is a SCOR Master Instructor (SCOR-P), a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (FCILT) and a member of the APICS Supply Chain Council European Leadership Team. Introduction. In the last 30 years S&OP improved performance in many businesses. However, S&OP has not yet substantially delivered on its ultimate promise of enterprise wide resource management, rolling financial forecasting and strategy deployment.

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Is S&OP in Your Resilience Toolbox?

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Resilience Strategy building resilient supply chains KFC's UK disaster managing supplier risk MIT Center Transportation & Logistics quantifying investments in resilience the S&OP processSupply chain resilience has received a considerable amount of attention over the last decade or so, and although companies have achieved much in making their supply chains more resilient, many are still unprepared for disruptions.

FMCG Supply Chain: Famous Last Words

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Logistics Manager: “No problem, plenty of space in the warehouse at month ends.”. FMCG Route to Market Dave Jordan Supply Chain S&OPThe “Famous Last words” of people can be intriguing, rude and frequently very, very funny yet equally they can be complete nonsense. In the context of the FMCG Supply Chain, “Famous Last Words” are usually uttered just before something disastrous or unexpected happens. Rarely is the term used with the expectation of good news to follow.

CEO FMCG Letter to Santa Claus (aka Father Christmas) 2017

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Dear Father Christmas,, Route to Market Christmas Logistics Service Provider Dave Jordan CEO Humour Performance Improvement Traditional Trade S&OP Sales Inventory Management & Stock Control

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S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #7

Supply Chain Trend

Currently as the Director of Supply Chain for Newell Brands Applied Materials, he oversees the SIOP process, production planning, procurement, warehousing, and logistics for servicing big box retailers including Walmart, Lowe’s, and The Home Depot. Introduction. In the last 30 years S&OP improved performance in many businesses.

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5 New Best Practices of S&OP

The Network Effect

Unlike traditional S&OP, no part of your supply network should be ignored—logistics providers, retailers, and manufacturers—all can and should have advance visibility into disruptions and issues. Gartner Research recently reported that fully 70% of S&OP processes today have “little discernible strategic dimension”.

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