The efficiency of your supply chain—and the profitability of your business—rely on your sales and operations plan. Your plan determines your success in meeting customer demands and putting all your resources to work in synchronizing supply to meet demand. Sales and Operations Planning ties together your operational plan with your strategic business plan, providing a holistic view of demand, supply, and finance so that you can literally plan to profit.
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With Infor Sales & Operations Planning, decision-makers achieve consensus on a single operating plan that profitably matches supply and demand, while aligning with executive business goals. Sales & Operations Planning provides a holistic framework for balancing demand with supply and incorporates key financial measures to ensure your operational plan is aligned with your strategic plan to produce the best possible business results.
With multiple "what if" scenarios on both demand and supply, you can identify the best plan to meet your customer service and financial goals, respond more quickly to the changing landscape of demand, and ensure your S&OP process remains strong throughout the business.
Designed for manufacturers and distributors, Sales & Operations Planning works with conventional ERP and supply chain planning systems to deliver information and process support to create a consensus plan among:
More than 25 years of supply chain management experience is built into Infor Sales & Operations Planning. That's why you can be confident you have a proven solution from industry experts that delivers on its promise.
Across your supply chain, Sales & Operations Planning brings you visibility and insight into all aspects of your demand and supply picture—from forecasts through to actual demand, inventory, production, and supplier plans.
Infor Sales & Operations Planning closes the gap between operations and strategy. The S&OP system contains pre-configured processes and key performance indicators to create a framework for balancing demand and supply.
With Sales & Operations Planning, you get:
You'll have the tools you need to:
Sales & Operations Planning helps manufacturers and distributors like you optimize their business processes by better aligning strategic plans and operational execution. You will make decisions confidently based on an enterprise view of your demand, supply, and financial conditions to better serve your customers while protecting your profit.
Unlike other supply chain management systems, S&OP uniquely offers:
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