Supply Chain Movement issue 29 – From S&OP to IBP

Author: Henrieke Wagenvoort

Contents Supply Chain Movement 29 – 2018 Q2
Date of appearance: May 25th, 2018

6 | News & Background

8 | Snapshots

10 | IT Subway Map 2018

12 | Profile Sabine Simeon-Aissaoui, Schindler Group:
“Avoid making a transformation sound too complex”

Talented and ambitious, Sabine Simeon-Aissaoui was in full flight when an unsuccessful project, which she initiated in China, knocked her confidence. It gave her time to regroup, think, and come back with renewed energy and determination. After a short spell working for a supplier in Singapore she returned to the Swiss Schindler Group in 2014 and transformed its European Supply Chain. This led to her receiving the APICS Award for Excellence – supply chain leader, an award that honors extraordinary team and organizational leadership, mentoring of fellow professionals and contributions that advance the supply chain industry as a whole. With an operational mindset Simeon-Aissaoui prefers ‘to do’ than ‘to talk’ but enthusiastically shares her experiences in order to inspire others.

18 | Key boardroom conversations

20 | Management: Leadership crucial in Integrated Business Planning

A growing number of companies that have implemented Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) are now taking the next step towards Integrated Business Planning (IBP). This means that the likes of the Finance and Strategy departments are joining their Sales, Marketing and Production colleagues at the meetings, and the discussion is now also about money rather than just volumes. Experience has shown that this step can be harder than many people think. “It’s impossible to achieve the most advanced stage of IBP maturity without leadership.”

27 | Checklist S&OP mindset

28 | The DNA of S&OP software

31 | Facts & Figures

33 | Roadmap S&OP to IBP

34 | Virtual Roundtable: Becoming Demand-driven

A new approach to production planning, demand-driven material requirements planning (DDMRP), is increasingly being applied as an alternative to the more traditional manufacturing resources planning. To find out more about how and why organizations are becoming demand driven, Supply Chain Movement organized a ‘virtual roundt

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