S&OP Tool Chain

Sales and Operations Planning and Integrated Business Planning are one of the hottest supply chain management topics of 2021. This PoC aimed to produce new innovative knowledge on S&OP in complex business to business manufacturing. Tactical planning processes of companies were investigated and current S&OP tool offering of five vendors through semi-structured interviews. Company specific recommendations were given, as well more generic findings on current S&OP and IBP market and maturity level.

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Partners: University of Oulu, Sulzer, Scanfil, Ponsse
Keywords: Sales, operations, planning, S&OP, IBP
Contact: Osmo Kauppila /University of Oulu
Cognitive Supply Network