Decoding the language of S&OP

ToolsGroup

It makes sense for the retail industry to have its own terminology since its business challenges and processes vary from those of manufacturers. Click below for a more in depth explanation of Sales and Operations Planning and some of its variations: Supply and Operations Planning (S&OP

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What's Wrong with S&OP?

ToolsGroup

1 challenge among manufacturing companies is connecting sales and operations planning (S&OP) to operational plan/execution.” – Gartner Research 1. Supply and Operations Planning (S&OP “The No.

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Sales & Operations Execution (S&OE) vs. S&OP

ToolsGroup

1 challenge among manufacturing companies is connecting sales and operations planning (S&OP) to operational plan/execution,” says Gartner analyst Marko Pukkila. Supply and Operations Planning (S&OP

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Can S&OP become more continuous? Automation is key.

ToolsGroup

1 challenge among manufacturing companies is connecting sales and operations planning (S&OP) to operational plan/execution.” (. Supply and Operations Planning (S&OP

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Improve Manufacturing Performance with Total Productive Maintenance

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

When I first came across Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) I was sceptical of yet another ”blue sky” approach to pursuing manufacturing excellence. FMCG Dave Jordan Performance Improvement Manufacturing Footprint Supply Chain S&OP Cost Reduction

Lassoing S&OP

Supply Chain Shaman

You will also gain insights on the Network of Networks group’s work on blockchain along with insights on wearable/IOT to redefine digital manufacturing. A lasso is what supply chain leaders would like to have. To align S&OP.

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5 Things We Learned About the S&OP Process

LeanCor

And although S&OP pertains mostly to manufacturing facilities and tangible products, it can have significant impacts to service industries as well. supply chain advancement supply chain insights supply chain consulting S&OP

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5 More Things We Learned About the S&OP Process

LeanCor

And although S&OP pertains mostly to manufacturing facilities and tangible products, it can have significant impacts to service industries as well. supply chain advancement supply chain insights supply chain consulting S&OP

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Gartner says “Add S&OP to your Financial Planning”. Here’s Why.

ToolsGroup

Without this alignment, everyone focuses on optimizing using their own functional bias —sales with their sales numbers, manufacturing stressing asset utilization, and supply chain fixated on minimal inventory.

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Lean Principles and Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP)

Logility

They also need the ability to focus up-close, to efficiently execute manufacturing and supply chain operations (Lean). Many companies have high hopes when they set out to establish a Lean operating environment.

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Four Keys to S&OP Effectiveness

Kinaxis

Having more data from contract manufacturers and parts suppliers integrated in one central place gives you a comprehensive view of your extended supply chain. by Lori Smith In a previous post , I talked about the ineffectiveness of Excel, ERP, and legacy planning for S&OP.

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S&OP: Five Steps to Get Started

Supply Chain Shaman

The caller had prior experience with a major household products company and recently transitioned to a smaller, but global discrete manufacturer. The company had a strong manufacturing culture, and the focus was on the urgent. It is Sunday. Today, I assume a familiar position.

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Standstill in S&OP

Supply Chain Movement

However, recent research among European manufacturers of a wide range of products has shown that S&OP has the lowest performance score among the eleven supply chain processes investigated. In the case of a Dutch food manufacturer the periodic consultation process collapsed, despite extensive training, because a few key people had left. For many companies, the most important supply chain process, Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP), appears to be at a standstill.

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Nissan Motor Co. to revolutionize S&OP

Kinaxis

by Melissa Clow Headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, Nissan manufactures vehicles in 20 countries around the world. As a leading global automotive manufacturer, Nissan Motor Co. Nissan offers products and services in more than 160 countries and areas worldwide.

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Is S&OP an expensive band aid?

Kinaxis

This ability to harmonize and surface the right data is even more critical in today’s world where increasing amounts of data comes from external sources such as contract manufacturers or channel partners. by Dr. Madhav Durbha I love talking to customers and prospects!

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How cloud-based S&OP should work

The Network Effect

Properly architected and implemented, a cloud-based planning layer enables the sharing of S&OP data across key stakeholders: con­tract manufacturers, branded and generic business units, distributors and retailers. Le Spot Multiburo Espace/Flickr.

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Four Keys to S&OP Effectiveness (continued)

Kinaxis

The most mature enterprises support ongoing decision making and consensus-building with outside partners, including suppliers and contract manufacturers.

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The game-changing solution to solve your biggest S&OP challenges

DELMIA Quintiq

Take this example: A company decides to go ahead with the manufacturing of a new product based on sufficient plant capacity and favorable sales forecast. Manufacturing Supply Chain Planning & Optimization

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S&OP in Las Vegas! Let’s Learn, Laugh, and Be Entertained at the S&OP Innovation Summit

Kinaxis

Having worked many years in the supply chain with the contract manufacturing firms, I find this managed service, sometimes called PaaS (Planning-as-a-Service), extremely intriguing. The contract manufacturer, Celestica, already manages manufacturing and inventory.

Is S&OE the new S&OP?

Supply Chain Nation

Manufacturing Retail Supply Chain planning S&OE S&OPDuring a recent dialog with a Vice President of Supply Chain for a major U.S. retailer, I had the opportunity to ask an important question.

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Revealed: S&OP answers for the metals industry

DELMIA Quintiq

The current supply glut in the global market place is forcing metals manufacturers to look for alternatives to boost profitability. Unfortunately, many manufacturers are still planning in silos and are struggling to adhere to their plans.

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Tackling Life’s Big Questions… What is S&OP

Kinaxis

Sequential and involves isolated planning activities consolidated at a high level and then pushed up to management for approval, and pushed down to manufacturing for execution. by Lori Smith Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) has been around for a long time.

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S&OP as an Organizational Decision-making Process

E2open

S&OP as an Organizational Decision-making Process. S&OP is dead," the caller said. Another suggestion is that all kinds of decisions that might’ve been made earlier in the process flow – such as demand management or negotiating long-term contracts with 3PLs and contract manufacturers – should be made at the same time as that fast supply planning. Booz & Company (not describing S&OP specifically!) alyssa. Monday 17 April 2017.

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Corporate Decision-making: S&OP and Beyond

Enterra Insights

1 challenge among manufacturing companies is connecting sales and operations planning to operational plan/execution.’ Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) has been around for over three decades. Some analysts insist it’s time companies move on. Other analysts insist the purposes behind S&OP remain as relevant as ever.

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

AIMMS

We are a manufacturer of premium entry systems, such as revolving doors and security access gates. We were trying to optimize the workload between these factories to have our manufacturing be as efficient as possible. Manufacturing to Order is our primary process.

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Spreadsheet-based S&OP

Supply Chain Movement

Reima, a fast-growing Finnish manufacturer of children’s clothing, uses Excel spreadsheets for the S&OP process with a planning horizon of four seasons (i.e. Sales & operations planning (S&OP) is definitely the hottest supply chain topic right now.

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The importance of Logistics in S&OP planning

4WL Consulting

Companies across many industries have long known that Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) is an effective technique for aligning sales, marketing, supply chain, manufacturing and finance around a single plan.

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Is S&OE the new S&OP?

Supply Chain Nation

Manufacturing Retail Supply Chain planning S&OE S&OPDuring a recent dialog with a Vice President of Supply Chain for a major U.S. retailer, I had the opportunity to ask an important question.

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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. Adding S&OP and IBP capabilities will certainly strengthen E2open’s collaborative planning solution footprint.

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Five Key Questions a Successful S&OP Process Strategy Should Ask

River Logic

manufacturing, procurement, inventory, distribution). S&OP Sales and Operations PlanningSales and operations planning has been around for decades.

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Beyond S&OP … Execution Visibility

Adexa

1 challenge among manufacturing companies is connecting sales and operations planning (S&OP) to operational plan [i.e. According to Gartner: “The No. execution].” S&OP provides long-term visibility but because of its high-level modeling capability (merely MRP combined with spreadsheet type of capacity planning engine), it cannot produce plans which are accurate. The post Beyond S&OP … Execution Visibility appeared first on Adexa Inc.

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What is S&OP? By Accenture Strategy Guest Blogger

Kinaxis

Revenue and margin were the two primary measures, with product mix, manufacturing locations, and currency rates as an overlay. by Steven J. Puricelli A few weeks ago, I launched a new blog series on sales and operations planning (S&OP ).

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

AIMMS

We are a manufacturer of premium entry systems, such as revolving doors and security access gates. We were trying to optimize the workload between these factories to have our manufacturing be as efficient as possible. Manufacturing to Order is our primary process.

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Who owns S&OP? by Accenture Strategy Guest Blogger

Kinaxis

S&OP is arguably one of the most cross-functional processes in an organization and requires input from sales, marketing, finance, supply chain, manufacturing and so on. by Steven J. Puricelli Last month, I launched a new blog series on sales and operations planning (S&OP).

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Sales and Operations Planning is Still the Best Way to Manage Global Supply Chains

River Logic

Companies have benefitted from low cost supply of labor as well as raw materials to bring down the Cost of Goods Sold for the products that they manufacture. S&OP Supply Chain Sales and Operations Planning

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