Integrating Suppliers in Sales & Operations Planning

Integrating Suppliers in Sales & Operations Planning

Frequent stock-outs, lost sales, poor capacity utilization — issues such as these point to inefficiencies in sales & operations planning (S&OP). Often, they occur due to lack of supplier involvement in the process.

Indeed, suppliers can add significant value to the planning process and help enterprises meet their business objectives. In a new paper, Integrating Suppliers in Sales & Operations Planning, GEP explains how top procurement organizations effectively engage their suppliers in S&OP. The paper also suggests which suppliers to integrate and the roles they can play in the planning process.

Learn how to make your S&OP more reliable and effective. Download now (complimentary for all supply chain and procurement professionals).