Supply Chain Planning
Effective supply chain planning is key to achieving business goals. World-class supply chain planning requires keeping up with innovations in planning technology solutions and best practices in processes, organizational design and planning policies. Spinnaker helps companies like yours identify and implement critical forecasting, production and distribution planning, and inventory optimization improvements that drive improved business results.
Spinnaker’s Supply Chain Planning services focus on helping companies:
- Assess Planning and S&OP capabilities and identify improvement opportunities
- Design improved Planning and S&OP processes
- Select software tools to enable enhanced Planning and S&OP capabilities
- Implement improved Planning and S&OP processes and technologies
Our team of supply chain planning experts has a long and successful track record of helping clients drive significant performance improvements in these key areas:
- Demand Planning – Begin the supply chain planning processes by predicting future demand based on qualitative and quantitative techniques – create a proactive, accurate demand forecast that becomes the basis for downstream planning activities.
- Network Design and Sourcing – Make better decisions on where to locate facilities and how to source demand across global supply networks.
- Capacity Planning – Accurately determine when and where to adjust capacity to more effectively manage costs and customer service across flexible global manufacturing and distribution networks.
- Inventory Planning – Enable the strategic positioning of safety stock and strategic inventory buffers in the supply chain by leveraging leading-edge technologies and processes that help supply chain managers balance cost, service, and lead-time objectives.
- Supply Planning – Build a realistic, constrained supply plan that provides the basis for procurement, manufacturing, and distribution tactical activities, and becomes the foundation for effective communications with customers and sales.
- Order Promising – Use the supply plan to drive sales, revenue and customer satisfaction by giving customers consistent, dependable promise dates, without sacrificing business priorities.
Find out how Spinnaker’s supply chain experts can help transform your supply chain performance. Contact us today for more detailed information on our capabilities.