Supply and Operations Planning S&OP 

Supply and Operations Planning – S&OP 

➤   The Complexity of the global supply chain is inevitable, however, developing effective internal and external Strategies within your organization’s Value Chain – Vendor to business to Customer is the key to sustain competitive advantage, drive world-class performance and customer satisfaction, reduce supply chain costs 

➤   We at Chools will guide your organization in establishing those long and short-term strategies to embed agility and resilience within your operations, Optimize costs and build talent to create a responsive organization to deliver best in class customer satisfaction.

➤   One of those unavoidable strategies for supply chain success is Supply and Operations Planning, which links supply chain, manufacturing, finance, marketing and sales teams to bring into line demand, supply and finance plans. S&OP allows decision makers to reach consent on the best operating plan to optimize critical resources to achieve business objectives and increase market share.

Predicted Gains

✔   Increased profitability driven by lower waste and higher operational efficiency and resource utilization.

✔   Balanced Supply and Demand and effective responsiveness through reliable Data communication ✔    stakeholders’ collaboration.

✔   Exceeding Customer expectations and on-time deliveries driven by inventory and backlog optimization.

✔   Reduce excess inventory, production schedule adjustments, and production changeovers through effective demand planning built based on accurate demand forecast.

Our Methodology

Our Team of Consultants will lead you in establishing the following:


Key Performance Measures: 

✔   Stock Fill Rates

✔   Inventory Turns and Sell-through

✔   On time Delivery

✔   Demand planning-Forecast Accuracy

✔   Demand Compliance

✔   Schedule Compliance

7- Dashboard

✔   Sales and operations performance Dashboard

✔   S&OP Review Dashboard

✔   Demand Analysis Dashboard

✔   Capacity Utilization Report

✔   Production Constraint Alert Map

✔   Supply vs. Demand Dashboard

✔   Financial Reports


➤   Chools was hired by 100 fortune Food and beverage company in North India to drive and develop its Productivity, Lean Six sigma, and supply chain excellence. SC S&OP was one of the strategies Chools adopted.


➤   Chools Consultants conducted Supply chain assessments and impact analysis; leading the team in Establishing the S&OP Process, KPI’s and Dashboard.


➤   – $3MM annual productivity was achieved – 3% of supply chain base spend; delivered through a reduction in transportation and inventory holding costs and optimizing  production adjustments and operational efficiency