EuroEvents is pleased to invite you to the S&OP Excellence & Advanced Analytics Conference, which will take place on the 6th – 7th December 2018 in Frankfurt. S&OP is a vital tool to increase communication, improve service levels, decrease costs, and have better capacity utilization in all parts of the Supply Chain. However, there are companies that have been using the process for years, yet have not fully reaped its benefits. Furthermore, given the ever-increasing challenges and complexity within the value chain, S&OP is becoming more and more difficult, requiring a new look at the level of granularity and analytics to improve forecasts. S&OP Excellence & Advanced Analytics Conference will release you from routine thinking and behavior, by sharing diverse case studies from different companies, and it will spotlight the latest trends shaping the evolution of S&OP/ IBP. As you will discover the innovative strategies to enhance your performance. This event will also offer you the opportunity to network with your peer and exchange ideas and will help you to develop professional relationships.
6th -7th, December
Speakers and experts
I GLOBAL MARKET OUTLOOOK: WHERE S& OP IS HEADING AND WHAT IS ITS CURRENT STATE
- What are the key tools to implement in S&OP to face the evolving market
- It’s time to shift your thinking and to understand and define what’s required to develop an effective S&OP
II WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES AND TRENDS THAT IMPACT S&OP
- Strategic process governance: Improve alignment to business strategy
- Network Collaboration: avoid silo mentality ensure better seamless communication and alignment across the organization
- IT-System Support: increase system integration to create a solid data basis
- Measurement and Transparency: sustainably ensure performance and comparability by introducing and aligned set of metrics
III THE SUCCESSFUL STEPS THAT LEADERSHIPS NEED TO FOLLOW FOR AN IMPROVED PERFORMANCE/ STEPS THAT LEADERSHIPS NEED TO FOLLOW FOR A SUCCESSFUL S&OP
- Integrating financial planning & budgeting with the S&OP process
- Manage demand forecasts within S&OP
- Create a profit optimized supply-demand balanced planning
- Scenario planning to achieve optimal financial results
IV APPROACHES AND TECHNICS FOR AN EFFECTIVE S&OP
- Why mindset matters for S&OP and how it can shape your company culture
- Getting senior leadership support is a golden key
- Big Data and predictive analytics
V HOW TO MAKE THE MOST EFFICIENT USE OF THE MONTHLY PLANNING SESSION, FOR A BETTER DECISION MAKING
- Innovation and Strategy Review – impact of New Product Introductions (NPIs)
- Strengthen the Demand Review
- Supply Review – monitor inventory levels and production capabilities
- Executive Business Review
VI S&OP AND RISK MANAGEMENT
- How To Manage and Mitigate risk using S&OP?
VII THE FUTURE OF S&OP
- What is the Future of S&OP in supply chain?
- How IoT and AI are shaping the S&OP process?