Most manufacturing companies struggle connecting business planning to execution. This research helps supply chain planning leaders to create three aligned planning cycles separated by time horizons. This enables them to translate broad corporate strategies and meaningful objectives for execution.
- Create Three Distinct Planning Horizons
- Create a Realistic Long-Term Plan
- Use the Monthly S&OP to Maintain a Balance Between Demand, Supply and Financial Objectives
- Establish a Weekly or Biweekly S&OE Process That Acts as a Checkpoint for S&OP
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