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Improving Retail Planning and Execution Alignment Starts With S&OE

Published: 19 January 2018

ID: G00341934

Analyst(s): Mike Griswold


Lack of maturity in aligning short-term planning activities creates inefficiencies in many retail supply chains. This research helps supply chain leaders responsible for planning in retail position short-term planning within the broader context of planning and execution alignment.

Table Of Contents


  • Understanding and Defining Planning Horizons Are Key to Improving S&OE/MIOE Process Maturity
  • A Well-Defined Metrics Framework Enables Enhanced S&OE/MIOE Decision Processes
  • S&OE/MIOE Does Not "Reinvent" the Wheel

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