Sales & Operations Planning Innovation Summit

LogisticsMatter is Media Partner of this year’s Sales & Operations Planning Innovation Summit, which is being held later this week on October 18&19 in the Fashion Hotel in Amsterdam. The Summit organizer is IE, which is an independent B2B multi channel media brand focused on the information needs of Senior Finance, Operations, Planning, Strategy, Decision Support & Advanced Analytics.

In the Sales & Operations Planning Innovation Summit brochure it says:

Effective business planning is central to business success. In the modern business environment technological developments and the advances of globalization have created unparalleled opportunities for businesses to expand their markets. But new opportunity has opened the door to new challenges.

This summit will focus on the solutions offered by integrated planning and business forecasting. The two days will comprise of learning objectives, illustrated intermittently with a number of case studies, to include:

– Evaluate how business forecasting, demand planning and S&OP operate on a global basis and in mature and emerging markets
– Learn about best-practice processes, identify and implement the supporting technologies, and design the best organisation approach to connect the planning process across the enterprise
– Understand the importance of change management; how to develop and link strategic planning and operational planning with financial planning

It will be interesting to see and hear how companies such as Lego, Nokia, Nike, L’Oréal, HP, and Danone are approaching S&OP.

If you want more information on the Sales & Operations Planning Summit, please click here.

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