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Sales and Operations Planning is one of the hottest areas for supply chain improvement right now - and that's no surprise.

S&OP is at the heart of balancing supply and demand, and aligning the company around a common financial, demand and supply plan.

On this page, we provide a variety of resources to help you understand and successfully implement Sales and Operations Planning processes,and select the S&OP technology support tools you will likely need.

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Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Information and Resources

Here you will find a variety of free resources available to subscribers of Supply Chain Digest or The Supply Chain Digest Letter.

Downloadable version of the SCDigest Letter on Sales and Operations Planning

S&OP Case Studies

S&OP White Papers

Some of the "best of Supply Chain Digest" - articles and columns on Sales & Operations Planning

The Tom Wallace Series: Our "S&OP Report" Expert Insight columnist's incisive views on Sales and Operations Planning

Featured columns from other experts on this topic
Brochures from S&OP Solution Providers

Featured Articles on Sales and Operations Planning from SCDigest:

Balancing Supply and Demand -- a Long Way to Go


2006 Forecasting, Demand Planning Benchmarks Released


Misaligned Planning Cycles is Cause of Many inventory Woes


Barriers to Effective Demand Forecasting


Weyerhauser Finds Basic Blocking and Tackling Helps Link Supply and Demand


Insights to Improve Forecasting Success by Involving the Sales Organization


Getting to Demand-Driven Supply Chains


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Expert Insight

White Paper: Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Best Practices

Provides an interesting discussion around how S&OP leaders are rethinking the process. From Supply Chain Leaders magazine.


Featured S&OP Information and Resources

S&OP Success Story: Bell Helicopter

S&OP Success Story: Shaw Industries

S&OP Success Story: Major Paint and Coatings Manufacturer


Solution Overview: SimFlex Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning Solution


S&OP Success Story: Consumer Electronics Company

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S&OP Thought Leadership

An Integrated View of S&OP
Technology Support

Supply Chain Digest’s Dan Gilmore recently spoke with Gaurang Pandya of i2 on how technology really does make a difference in S&OP.

Read the full discussion here

Next-Generation Sales, Inventory and Operations PlanninG (SIOP)

Supply Chain Leaders are Embracing New Paradigms for Success

Akhil Oltikar
Senior Director
SimFlex Group

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Closing the Gap Between
Supply and Demand

As Manufacturers and Distributors Become More Demand Driven, Supply Chain Plans Need to be Translated into Achievable Execution Plans

Karin Bursa
Vice President Marketing

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