Sales and Operations Planning

  • Ramnath Ganesan
Chapter

Abstract

Sales and operations planning (S&OP) was formulated by Oliver Wight in the 1980s in order to align and synchronize activities within the executive team in a manufacturing company. As with other supply chain processes, the initial S&OP process blueprint has been adopted and modified to suit the individual requirements of each company. This chapter summarizes some common process and system approaches and describes the reporting and alerting tools that have proven to be useful across several industries.

Keywords

Supply Chain Inventory Level Forecast Accuracy Allocation Method Fair Share 
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© Ramnath Ganesan 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ramnath Ganesan
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  1. 1.TXUS

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