More than ever, businesses today operate through a complex, interconnected system of handoffs. Often what looks like underperformance in one department is in fact a symptom of underlying misalignment between several business units, each acting on competing priorities.
Without adequate management visibility, the costs of S&OP misalignment can quietly add up to a significant impact on operating margin. But solving the issue takes sophisticated coordination between sales, procurement, warehouse, manufacturing, and many other stakeholders.
How do you enable your people to work in concert to achieve better results at a lower cost?
Click the image below to view an infographic exploring the costs of S&OP misalignment and how to engage your people to balance competing priorities, improve financial performance, and increase the predictability of your business at every level.
To learn more about where to begin with launching a sales and operations planning initiative or for ideas to accelerate your existing S&OP program, contact Proudfoot Managing Director, Dennis Santare at 516.376.3854 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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