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Gartner research: S&OP process: Design a robust and value-adding demand-planning process

October 11

S&OP PROCESS: DESIGN A ROBUST AND VALUE-ADDING DEMAND-PLANNING PROCESS

In supply chain planning, just about all decisions need to be made based on some estimate of future demand. Long-range capacity and supply network plans depend on how much, and what, the company is expected to sell.

That’s why a robust demand plan is critical to the success of a company’s S&OP process. It should align the demand forecast with profit and loss top-line objectives and create one version of future demand across the company.

 

Read the full report to learn more about best practices for supply chain leaders focusing on S&OP.

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Gartner logoGartner, S&OP Process: Design a Robust and Value-Adding Demand-Planning Process - Refreshed 2 September 2021, Published 2 November 2018, Marko Pukkila.
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