Sales & Operations Planning – How do you rate?

Article from IT Magazine on S&OP and Lean

Without doubt two of the hottest business practices around at the moment are:

  • “Class A” Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) and
  • Lean Manufacturing

A simple “yahoo” search reveals the enormous number of companies implementing S&OP and Lean, and the benefits they are actually obtaining.  There is even an S&OP specific “self-assessment” checklist for companies to do their own evaluation.  Let’s discuss Lean in a future article and focus on S&OP for this article. (more…)