Seventh Edition of Class A Standard for Business Excellence

Books, Content, Planning

Seventh Edition of Class A Standard for Business Excellence

Oliver Wight updated its Sixth Edition Class A Standard. The new publication re-sets the bar for organisations looking to achieve performance excellence, capturing 50 years of experience from Oliver Wight in helping some of the …

Planning, Software, Trends

Advanced analytics heralds a new S&OP phase

Supply chain segmentation offers new perspectives If you want to utilize the Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) opportunities to the full, you will need to segment your supply chain. The first step is to identify different …

Planning, Exclusively in magazine, Magazine, Reports, Trends

Supply Chain Movement issue 25 – Supply Chain Planning & Tools

Contents Supply Chain Movement 25 – 2017 Q2 Date of appearance: May 12th, 2017 6 |  News & Background Four tips for successful S&OP implementation Winner of last quarter: Benetton Loser of last quarter: Fonterra Supply chain …

struggling to innovate

Blogs, Planning, Software

The DNA of S&OP software

I often get asked ‘Which software should my company use for sales & operations planning (S&OP) and integrated business planning (IBP)?’ Les Brookes, CEO of consultancy firm Oliver Wight EAME (who came up with S&OP …

Checklist IBP: Delivering tangible business results

Checklist, Planning

Checklist IBP: Delivering tangible business results

Checklist IBP: Delivering tangible business results, with these 11 questions. The ultimate objective of Integrated Business Planning (IBP) is to deliver tangible business results – things like increased revenues and margins, and greater market share. For …

Checklist: 10 questions about Demand Planning

Checklist, Planning, Software

Checklist Demand Planning

Checklist: 10 questions about Demand Planning Understanding the characteristics of a best-in-class Demand Orchestration process is important to determine how to improve your company’s demand planning capabilities. A forecast is a projection of future business: a request …

reliable forecasting

Blogs, Planning, Software

MRP does more harm than good

After years of oscillating between shortfalls and surpluses and the necessary chaos and frustration that entailed, calm has recently returned for one of my clients and his supplier. How come? They simply turned off their …

Content, Planning, Reports

Whitepaper: IBP for Effectieve Decision Making

Today, Integrated Business Planning (IBP) sits at the heart of many organisations as the management process that runs the business. It covers all the core functions from product development and operations, to sales, marketing and …

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Supply Chain Movement 21 – S&OP + IT

Contents Supply Chain Movement 21: S&OP + IT – 2016 Q2 Publishing date: 6 May 2016 6 | News & Background Forecasting is about managing risks Winner and loser of the last quarter Major organisational and cultural …

Blogs, Planning, Software

The 6 Ultimate Signs of S&OP Maturity

Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) is a 30 year old horizontal business management process that provides executives with forward visibility on how their business is expected to perform against budget and strategy. Many companies have implemented …

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