Layering S&OP on Top of ERP: Options that Bring Data into View

In a recent blog post, John Westerveld discussed how the right sales and operations planning (S&OP) software can help companies streamline the S&OP planning cycle and reduce it from weeks to mere days. A business management process that helps firms ascertain optimal manufacturing output levels, S&OP plays a key role in balancing supply and demand, avoiding waste, enhancing top-line revenues, and optimizing production resources.

...

Requires FREE Membership to View

Login
Become a Member Joining MSDynamicsWorld.com gives you free, unlimited access to news, analysis, white papers, case studies, product brochures, and more, and it’s all FREE. You’ll also receive periodic email newsletters with the latest relevant articles and content updates.
About Bridget McCrea

Bridget McCrea covers business and technology topics for various publications. She can be reached at bridgetmc@earthlink.net.

Read full bio...

Excellence in S&OP Performance

The other thing I've heard John speak of before was the ability to quickly understand when a change (planned or unplanned) could impact a companies objectives as defined as part of the S&OP process. The speed to not only plan but to monitor and respond accordingly to change will take your S&OP process to the next level.