Global S&OP / IBP Process

Our Methodology

  • Review the current supply chain planning process, software and organizational structure
  • Conduct interviews with stakeholders 
  • Analyze reports and data to better understand the current state
  • Generate the “as-is” planning map 
  • Industry benchmark
  • Perform Planning gap analysis from best-practice
  • Define the S&OP roles according to the leading practice
  • Determine areas of accountability and responsibility for each role 
  • Maturity assessment model
  • Effective planning horizon management
  • Demand and supply segmentation 
  • Demand hierarchies’ model (DFU management)
  • The best –practice S&OP 5-steps introduction – the monthly cadence of each step (portfolio planning, demand planning, supply planning, pre-S&OP, executive-S&OP)
  • S&OP meeting templates 
  • S&OP KPIs (based on leading KPI methodologies taken from Six-sigma)
  • The role of financial planning in the S&OP
  • First S&OP cycle guidance

Expected project timeline: 8-10 full weeks

'As-is' analysis
We map out the current state by looking at your people, processes, data and technology and industry benchmark
Maturity & gaps valuation
We will score each supply chain pillar using our best-practice proprietary maturity model and evaluate opportunities and present insights
'To be' model design
According to the gaps, opportunities and the industry best-practice, we will build a custom-made operating model which will enhance your capabilities across people, processes and technology
Implementation roadmap
We will map out for you a detailed implementation roadmap with a clear timeline, implications, and transformation phases