SALES & OPERATIONS PLANNING
Combine supply chain visibility with advanced analytics for synchronized growth
Build integrated sales & operations planning (S&OP) strategies that anticipate and synchronize sales, procurement, logistics, operations and finance to achieve focus, control, alignment, and superior business results.
Improve Supply Chain Reliability with Collaborative Planning and Predictive Analytics
Netstock has partnered with Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights, to explain how collaborative technologies improve alignment and resiliency in the face of unprecedented variability.
Business-wide synergy with S&OP
- Increase visibility into sales, inventory, operations and finance data
- Improve accountability and forecast accuracy
- Optimize production and sourcing assignments
- Improve the effectiveness of new products and marketing initiatives
- Quickly change scenarios and analyze outcomes
Netstock Predictor IBP provides core capabilities to drive smart S&OP
Integrated forecasting & demand planning
The sales and operations plan starts with highly accurate and automated expert forecasts that “learn” over time to continually increase forecast accuracy. Generate forecasts that respond to changing levels, trends, intermittency, seasonality, and external events.
Real-time inventory visibility
View inventory, backlogs, and planned supply at any level of aggregation, and in any unit of measure, providing all stakeholders with a comprehensive and timely view of the information they need.
Centralized planning & accountability
Break down silos and share goals and strategies in a single place, putting operations, sales, marketing, and finance on the same page. Facilitate efficient workflows that align operations and tactics with strategy.
Scenario planning & business analysis to accelerate business responsiveness
Create and compare multiple demand-supply scenarios and easily distribute plans and key data to stakeholders. Netstock Predictor PLUS provides an efficient platform and makes it easier to go from annual or bi-annual planning to a monthly or weekly S&OP cadence.
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Enhance inventory visibility
See all your inventory KPIs in a single dashboard and get prescriptive and prioritized recommendations on SKUs important to your growth. Model the impact of various inventory policy decisions and measure the outcome of each scenario.
Accelerate inventory orders
Generate recommended orders to restock products across your network and create a balanced inventory holding. Create risk-optimized orders for each SKU and automatically send them to your ERP system with a single click.
Break down silos and create a central source of truth to drive confident, synchronized decision-making. Align operations and supply chain plans with sales, marketing, and financial strategies.
Measure supplier performance
Monitor and measure product-specific lead times and overdue orders. Leverage supplier performance metrics to negotiate terms that reduce lead times and mitigate supply risk.
Develop scenario models
Optimize production plans and view real time visibility. Work with multi-level bills of material, resources, and kits. Create multiple demand-supply scenarios to easily distribute important data to stakeholders.
Forecast demand predictably
Generate flexible predictions based on individual products, product groups, sales channels, and key customers, allowing for top-down, bottom-up, and middle-out forecasting methods.