The latest news, analysis, trends and solutions regarding sales and operations planning (S&OP) and its impact on supply chain management. New technologies in S&OP are transforming the way companies do business - and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As these solutions continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies around the world are using S&OP solutions for supply chain optimization.
Challenge: A global manufacturer has been evolving from a logistics culture to global supply-chain culture. Due to fast-changing regulations and market expectations, the ability to anticipate customers’ requirements has become strategic. Now the entire supply chain must be ready to meet their needs.
Challenge: As consumer preferences shifted to healthier foods, this specialty food group’s leaders recognized that change was needed. Without changing how the business operated, the company could not continue its stellar history as a top quartile financial performer in its industry.
Lisa Anderson, founder and president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., offers advice on how supply-chain managers can function efficiently in a time of deep uncertainty – and why's it's vital to achieve visibility of both customers and suppliers.