Executive Briefs

Connecting S&OP to Operational Execution

According to industry research, most S&OP users cannot create a consistently achievable S&OP plan. A Supply Chain Insights survey revealed that only 30 percent of manufacturers are “nearly always” or “most of the time” able to effectively tie S&OP planning to execution.


Gartner confirms that “The No.1 challenge among manufacturing companies is connecting sales and operations plan (S&OP) to operational plan/execution."