Sales & Operation Planning

An organisation’s S&OP maturity level is a key indicator of its supply chain’s performances. S&OP integrates the entire organisation and directs all the functional departments (Sales, Marketing, Production, Distribution, Logistics and Finance) towards the same goal: maximising profitability, maximising revenue or accelerating business growth.

Implementation and facilitation of S&OP sessions involve:

  • Identification and management of cross-departmental interactions in the Supply Chain
  • Enforcing information transparency and accountability
  • KPI implementation and monitoring
  • Effective management

A Production and Distribution planning optimisation system considers all the network main features, constraints and policies. This indicates a plan that minimizes the total networks operating costs including:

  • Labour shifts and overtime costs
  • Production lines variable costs
  • Primary distribution costs
  • Return logistics costs
  • Warehouse storage and operating costs

As with the other optimisation systems, the tool allows analysing multiple scenarios as well as identifying new opportunities to save money.