Organizing, managing, and integrating functional planning processes consistently presents companies from all industries with many challenges. Planning accuracy, capacity restrictions, or internal coordination processes are duties that must be considered. We help you to manage these individual processes and to integrate them across your organization. And in seizing the opportunity to effectively transform your internal operative processes into clear competitive advantages.
With our sales & operations planning (S&OP) approach, you are able to perfectly link sales planning with operative production planning. This approach enables you to deploy available resources in the best possible way and to head off capacity shortages proactively. With S&OP you can also keep an eye on your customers: The newly established transparency over demand and the increased planning accuracy effectively improves your service level.
When we develop a company-specific S&OP plan for you, our consultants follow a three-level approach:
Our experience from a number of successful projects shows that there are several critical success factors that should be considered when implementing S&OP: