Taking the Worthwhile Trip from S&OP to SIOP

Willems, Sean P.
September 2012
Journal of Business Forecasting;Fall2012, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p33
Academic Journal
The article discusses the importance of the Sales Inventory Operations Planning (SIOP) over the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process. It presents several approaches for integrating inventory management in business which include single-stage inventory optimization, multi-echelon inventory optimization (MEIO) and managing inventory targets. It informs that SIOP along with the S&OP process is very necessary to balance demand and supply in the market.


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