sales and operations planning (S&OP)

Sales and operations planning (S&OP) is an iterative business management process that determines the optimum level of manufacturing output.

Sales and operations planning (S&OP) is an iterative business management process that determines the optimum level of manufacturing output.  The process is built upon stakeholder agreement and an approved consensus plan. To help stakeholders agree on a plan of action based on real-time data, S&OP software products include dashboards.that display data related to equipment, labor, facilities, material and finance. The purpose of the dashboards is to provide the stakeholders with a single, shared view of the data.   

The business goals of S&OP include:

• Determining the balance between supply and demand.

• Avoiding wasteful production.

• Improving top line revenues.

• Optimizing resources for production.

This was first published in December 2010

Glossary

'sales and operations planning (S&OP)' is part of the:

View All Definitions

Dig deeper on Manufacturing supply chain collaboration

Pro+

Features

Enjoy the benefits of Pro+ membership, learn more and join.

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

File Extensions and File Formats

Powered by:

SearchOracle

SearchDataManagement

SearchCRM

SearchSAP

SearchBusinessAnalytics

SearchSQLServer

SearchContentManagement

SearchFinancialApplications

Close